Meaning of “bring the house down” in the English Dictionary


"bring the house down" in English

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bring the house down

If someone or something brings the house down during a play or show, they make the people watching it laugh or clap very loudly:

The clown sang a duet with the talking horse, which brought the house down every night.

(Definition of “bring the house down” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)