Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: jailhouse
IPA transcription: [dʒ'eɪlh,aʊs]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokey
    Meaning: a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
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