1. hothouse

noun. ['ˈhɑːtˌhaʊs'] a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner.


  • nursery
  • conservatory
  • greenhouse
  • glasshouse


  • hot (English)
  • hat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • house (English)
  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Hothouse

  • grothaus

Example sentences of the word hothouse

1. Noun, singular or mass
Lift the roof to sit on top of your hothouse and then secure the hinges to the frame.

Quotes containing the word hothouse

1. Roses! I swear you men have all your romance from the same worn book. Flowers are a good thing, a sweet thing to give a lady. But it is always roses, always red, and always perfect hothouse blooms when they can come by them.
- Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind