Meaning of “flophouse” in the English Dictionary

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flophousenoun [ C ]

us /ˈflɑpˌhɑʊs/ plural flophouses /ˈflɑpˌhɑʊ·zəz, -səz/

a cheap, usually dirty, hotel:

That area of Manhattan used to be full of flophouses.

(Definition of “flophouse” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)