dosshouse


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dosshouse

(ˈdɒsˌhaʊs)
n
(Social Welfare) slang Brit a cheap lodging house, esp one used by tramps. US and Canadian name: flophouse

dosshouse

flophouse
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dosshouse - a cheap lodging house
lodging house, rooming house - a house where rooms are rented
Translations

dosshouse

[ˈdɒshaʊs] N (dosshouses (pl)) [ˈdɒshaʊzɪz] (Brit) → pensión f de mala muerte

dosshouse

n (Brit inf) → Penne f (inf), → Obdachlosenheim nt

dosshouse

[ˈdɒsˌhaʊs] n (Brit) (fam) → dormitorio pubblico
References in periodicals archive ?
The authorities have allowed the city centre to become an open-air dosshouse, including many people who are untreated alcoholics and drug addicts.
When he was younger Stephen viewed jail as a dosshouse before he was taken over by drugs.
Once an old dosshouse, it has been converted into a fancy hotel with its old wood panelling and tiles thankfully still intact.
I ADMIRE Kevin O'Keefe for writing the letter headed Dosshouse UK, because that is what Britain has become.
The Seanad is a dosshouse, the sooner we abolish it the better.
Thomas has led a hedonistic existence as a swinging young artist engaged with the world of high fashion, yet as the film begins we see that he is putting together a book of his photographs that document the harsher side of life, including poverty-stricken older homeless men with whom he has passed a night in a flophouse (or dosshouse as it is called in England).