Meaning of rock house in English:

rock house

Pronunciation /ˈrɒk haʊs/


  • 1A house built of stone or quarried rock.

  • 2US, Midlands English dialect A shelter beneath overhanging rocks, especially one that provides a suitable habitat for ferns.

  • 3 slang (chiefly US). A building or apartment used to sell or distribute crack cocaine.


Early 19th century. From rock + house.