Older Use. a brothel.
Archaic. an establishment, as a tavern, inn, or the like, catering to gamblers or sportsmen.
sporting house
(US, rare) a euphemistic word for brothel
(archaic) a tavern or inn frequented by gamblers or other sportsmen


Read Also:

  • Sportingly

    adjective 1. engaging in, disposed to, or interested in open-air or athletic sports: a rugged, sporting man. 2. concerned with or suitable for such sports: sporting equipment. 3. sportsmanlike. 4. interested in or connected with sports or pursuits involving betting or gambling: the sporting life of Las Vegas. 5. involving or inducing the taking of […]

  • Sportive

    adjective 1. playful or frolicsome; jesting, jocose, or merry: a sportive puppy. 2. done in sport, rather than in earnest: a sportive show of affection. 3. pertaining to or of the nature of a sport or sports. 4. Biology. mutative. 5. Archaic. ardent; wanton. adjective 1. playful or joyous 2. done in jest rather than […]

  • Sport psychology

    noun See sports psychology

  • Sports

    adjective 1. of or relating to a sport or sports, especially of the open-air or athletic kind: a sports festival. 2. (of garments, equipment, etc.) suitable for use in open-air sports, or for outdoor or informal use. noun 1. an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, as racing, […]

Disclaimer: Sporting-house definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.