Definition of big house in English:

big house

Syllabification: big house

noun

US informal
A prison: he’s doing a stint in the big house
More 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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