noun. a cheap lodging house.
- lodging house
Example sentences of the word flophouse
1. Noun, singular or mass
In a rash decision, however, dismissing the fear of her grandkids, she ends up taking them into what is not a farmhouse at all, but rather a flophouse full of criminals.
Those, according to legend, were playwright and wit Oscar Wilde's last words, uttered in a room at a Left Bank flophouse known as Hotel D'Alsace.