Definition of Flophouse

1. Noun. A cheap lodging house.

Exact synonyms: Dosshouse
Generic synonyms: Lodging House, Rooming House



Definition of Flophouse

1. Noun. A cheap hotel or boarding house where many people sleep in large rooms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flophouse

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flophouse

floorspaces
floortile
floortiles
floorwalker
floorwalkers
floorwalking
floorwork
floosie
floosies
floosy
floozies
flop
flopdom
flophouse (current term)
flophouses
flopless
flopover
flopovers
flopped
flopper
floppers
floppier
floppies
floppiest
floppily
floppiness
floppinesses
flopping

Literary usage of Flophouse

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"From the flophouse obscurity of Vienna he dragged forth one Adolf Schickelgruber-Hit- ler, whom he was perceptive enough to realize had something more than ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"HOBO world and flophouse news. 2 Kingsland Ave., Harrison, NJ Irregular. No. 73 (nd). HYDRO research news. Toronto, Canada. Quarterly. Published by Ontario. ..."

3. Panama Adventure Guide by Patricia Katzman (2004)
"Once the city's most opulent hotel, it had deteriorated into a flophouse. It's since been resurrected, along with the surrounding neighborhood. ..."

4. The Socius of Architecture: Amsterdam, Tokyo, New York by Ad Graafland (2000)
"Doya is also used, a word that closest approaches a 'flophouse', a phenomenon I shall discuss in detail in the next chapter in connection with New York's ..."

5. New Zealand Adventure Guide by Bette Flagler (2005)
"Kohukohu is a small town, with a few artists' studios and a couple of places to eat. The Palace flophouse and Grill has the best hamburgers around. ..."

6. Ibiza, Formentera by Roland Mischke, Berthold Schwarz (2001)
"The legend that those entering their own beautifully-secluded flophouse will be met with the ultimate service, at a price of course, is well and truly alive ..."

7. Ibiza Formentera Explore the World by GeoCenter International Limited, Roland Mischke, Berthold Schwarz (2001)
"The legend that those entering their own beautifully-secluded flophouse will be met with the ultimate service, at a price of course, is well and truly alive ..."

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