nounUS • informal
- A prison: he’s doing a stint in the big houseMore example sentences
- Kids with longer sentences are sent to the big house of adult prisons as young as 18 years old.
- I could see it with MB and frankly I predicted he was headed straight for juvenile detention and a fast track to the big house.
- Don't make this mistake when you first get to the big house.
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