Dosshouse

cheap lodging house, usually for men only; flophouse

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • dosshouse — [däs′hous΄] n. 〚see DOSS〛 [Brit. Slang] a place where a night s lodging can be had very cheaply * * * …   Universalium

  • dosshouse — [däs′hous΄] n. [see DOSS] [Brit. Slang] a place where a night s lodging can be had very cheaply …   English World dictionary

  • dosshouse — UK [ˈdɒsˌhaʊs] / US [ˈdɑsˌhaʊs] noun [countable] Word forms dosshouse : singular dosshouse plural dosshouses British informal a building where people who have no home can sleep …   English dictionary

  • dosshouse — noun A cheap inn; a flophouse …   Wiktionary

  • dosshouse — Australian Slang cheap lodging house, usually for men only; flophouse …   English dialects glossary

  • dosshouse — noun Brit. informal a cheap lodging house for homeless people …   English new terms dictionary

  • dosshouse — /ˈdɒshaʊs/ (say doshows) noun a cheap lodging house, usually for men only …   Australian English dictionary

  • dosshouse — noun a cheap lodging house • Syn: ↑flophouse • Hypernyms: ↑lodging house, ↑rooming house …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flophouse — dosshouse …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Flophouse — Bunks in a Seven Cent Lodging House, c. 1890 A flophouse (US English), doss house or dosshouse (British English) is a place that offers very cheap lodging, generally by providing only minimal services.[1] …   Wikipedia


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