Meaning of porterhouse in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpɔːtəhaʊs/

Translate porterhouse into Spanish


historical North American
  • An establishment at which porter and sometimes steaks were served.

    ‘Around 1814, this steak was served at a New York porterhouse and soon achieved national popularity.’
    • ‘A five story brick building at the corner Mercer and Prince Street was typical, with a porterhouse in its storefront and an expensive brothel upstairs.’


Mid 18th century from porter (sense 2)+ house.