Definitions for brothelˈbrɒθ əl, ˈbrɒð-, ˈbrɔ θəl, -ðəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whorehouse, brothel, bordello, bagnio, house of prostitution, house of ill repute, bawdyhouse, cathouse, sporting house(noun)

    a building where prostitutes are available

Wiktionary

  1. brothel(Noun)

    A house of prostitution.

  2. Origin: An abbreviation of ‘brothel-house’, ultimately from Old English brēoþan ‘degrade, deteriorate’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brothel(noun)

    a house of lewdness or ill fame; a house frequented by prostitutes; a bawdyhouse

Freebase

  1. Brothel

    A brothel is a place where people may come to engage in sexual activity with a prostitute. Technically, any place where prostitution commonly takes place is a brothel, but in places where prostitution or the operation of brothels is illegal, establishments may attempt to disguise their involvement in prostitution by referring to the business as a massage parlor, a bar or a strip club. The operation of a brothel is legal in some jurisdictions and illegal or regulated in others. Laws regulating brothels vary considerably. These laws vary between countries as well as within countries, and have varied over time. In some jurisdictions, brothels are legal and regulated, while in others they are illegal. However, even in jurisdictions which regulate brothels, there are brothels which operate outside the officially approved system.


Translations for brothel

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  • bordeelAfrikaans
  • كرخانة, بيت التسامح, بيت دعارةArabic
  • fahişəxanaAzerbaijani
  • дом цярпімасці, публічны дом, бардэльBelarusian
  • бардак, публичен дом, бордейBulgarian
  • বেশ্যালয়Bengali
  • nevěstinec, bordelCzech
  • блѫдилиштєOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
  • bordelDanish
  • Bordell, Puff, FreudenhausGerman
  • πορνείοGreek
  • prostituejo, bordeloEsperanto
  • casa de citas, burdel, mancebía, casa de putas, prostíbulo, lupanarSpanish
  • lõbumaja, bordellEstonian
  • putetxeBasque
  • قحبه‌خانه, روسپی‌خانه, فاحشه‌خانه, جنده‌خانهPersian
  • porttola, bordelli, ilotaloFinnish
  • maison de tolérance, bordel, lupanar, maison close, privéFrench
  • taigh-strìopachais, taigh-siùrsachdScottish Gaelic
  • בית-בושתHebrew
  • चकला, वेश्यालयHindi
  • bordélyház, bordély, kuplerájHungarian
  • պոռնկանոց, պոռնկատուն, հասարակաց տուն, հասարակած տուն, բորդելArmenian
  • bordil, rumah pelacuranIndonesian
  • casa chiusa, casino, lupanare, casa d'appuntamenti, bordello, postribolo, casa di tolleranzaItalian
  • 売春宿, 妓楼, 娼館Japanese
  • საროსკიპო, ბორდელიGeorgian
  • 매음굴, 매춘굴, 갈보집, 賣淫窟Korean
  • lupanarLatin
  • viešnamis, bordelisLithuanian
  • bordelisLatvian
  • whare kairauMāori
  • јавна куќа, бордел, куплерајMacedonian
  • rumah pelacuranMalay
  • burdellMaltese
  • bordeelDutch
  • bordellNorwegian
  • dom publiczny, burdelPolish
  • burdelRomansh
  • bordel, lupanarRomanian
  • блудилище, лупанарий, бордель, публичный дом, дом терпимости, бардакRussian
  • бордел, bludilište, javna kuća, блудилиште, јавна кућа, burdelj, бурдељ, bordelSerbo-Croatian
  • verejný dom, nevestinec, bordelSlovak
  • javna hiša, bordelSlovene
  • bordello, bordel, shtëpi publikeAlbanian
  • glädjehus, horhus, bordellSwedish
  • madangro, danguro, dangro, madanguroSwahili
  • фоҳишахонаTajik
  • โรงหญิงโสเภณี, ซ่องโสเภณี, ซ่องThai
  • genelev, umumhane, kerhaneTurkish
  • будинок розпусти, публічний будинок, бордель, дім розпустиUkrainian
  • ویشیالیUrdu
  • nhà chứa, nhà thổVietnamese

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