Definition of brothel-keeper in English:

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brothel-keeper

noun

A person who runs a brothel: the lowly daughter of the local brothel-keeper
More example sentences
  • In fact, she'd been introduced to the occupation by her mother, who was herself a brothel-keeper.
  • In the 1790s, Margaret Leeson, a prostitute and brothel-keeper from Dublin, published her memoirs.
  • He saw his sister amongst these girls and became so angry that he attempted to kill the brothel-keeper and his sister.

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Syllabification: broth·el-keep·er

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