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be built like a brick shithouse

1. slang To be very muscular and strong. Bert is built like a brick shithouse, so get him to help you move all this furniture!
2. slang To be very buxom and curvaceous. Mary has a great body—she's built like a brick shithouse.
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built like a brick outhouse

1. Very sturdy and well-constructed. This building is built like a brick outhouse, so I'm not surprised that it's still standing after the hurricane.
2. slang Very muscular and strong. Bert is built like a brick outhouse, so get him to help you move all this furniture!
3. slang Very buxom and curvaceous. Mary has a great body—she's built like a brick outhouse.
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built like a brick shithouse

1. slang Very muscular and strong. Bert is built like a brick shithouse, so get him to help you move all this furniture!
2. slang Very buxom and curvaceous. Mary has a great body—she's built like a brick shithouse.
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built like a brick outhouse

 and built like a brick shithouse
Fig. well-built-either strong or full-sized. (Built more strongly than is typical. The second form is potentially offensive. Use only with discretion.) Look at that guy's muscles—he's built like a brick shithouse. This garage is built like a brick outhouse. It'll last for years.
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built like a brick shithouse

BRITISH, INFORMAL, VERY RUDE
If you say that someone is built like a brick shithouse, you mean that they are extremely tall, broad, and strong-looking. This guy was built like a brick shithouse, with a huge mustache and smouldering brown eyes. Note: You can use brick-shithouse before a noun to describe someone who looks like this. He brought his brick-shithouse mate with him. Note: A shithouse is a slang word for a toilet. A brick shithouse is a strong outside toilet built using bricks instead of wood, from the time before many houses had indoor bathrooms.
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be built like a brick shithouse

(of a person) have a very solid physique.
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built like a brick shithouse

1. mod. pertaining to a very strong and well-built person. (Usually refers to a male. Refers to the sturdiness of an outhouse [outdoor toilet] built of brick rather than the traditional wooden outhouse. Usually objectionable.) Chuck is built like a brick shithouse. The only fat on him is where his brain ought to be.
2. mod. pertaining to a beautiful and curvaceous woman. (Refers to the imagined curving and uneven walls of an outhouse built hastily and carelessly of brick. This sense is a misinterpretation of the first sense. Usually objectionable.) Look at that dame! She’s really built like a brick shithouse.
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Miller's "brick shithouse," which binds Sadean transgression to the excretory like mortar to brick, is conjured here in Matherly's entwined notion of rationality and irrationality, pain and pleasure.
The waterfront has been obscured by a wall of brick and glass, the centrepiece being "a brick shithouse and parking garage known as Atlantic Place, .
can do whatever we can to get them colored folks out of the shithouse.
Now in the thirty-first year of my dark pilgrimage on this earth and knowing less than I ever knew before, having learned only to recognize merde when I see it, having inherited no more from my father than a good nose for merde, for every species of shit that flies--my only talent--smelling merde from every quarter, living in fact in the very century of merde, the great shithouse of scientific humanism where needs are satisfied, everyone becomes anyone, a warm and creative person, and prospers like a dung beetle, and one hundred percent of people are humanists and ninety-eight percent believe in God, and men are dead, dead, dead .
And while someone ought to tell the control freak that is Mr Blair that it's up to others to decide his legacy, the one thing he can be sure of is that he and his party will be remembered for the day an 82-year-old man - foolish enough to believe we live in a democracy where people can voice their opinions about their elected representatives - was bodily thrown out of the Labour Party conference by four heavies built like your archetypal brick shithouse.
A trapper could fetch twenty dollars for a scalp, but the animal was so reviled that its pelt was hardly worth nailing to the side of a drafty shithouse.
You strutted and swaggered, king-pin in a shithouse.
Helen Vozenilek, working in Albuquerque, told Eisenberg: "I made the shithouse walls.
The defense attorneys to portray Teddy as crazier than a shithouse rat on mescaline.
The sequence ends in a close-up of Bill's face as he speaks the lines, "It's a goddam shithouse.
Coffee shop pundits, expecting it to fail like other projects had, derisively referred to it as "the shithouse on the hill.
Escaping into one's childlike instincts, the "desire to have fun, to make noise, and so to / Add to the already all-but-illegible scrub forest of graffiti on the shithouse wall" seeks to make a scatological lark of art in as blithe a fashion as any easy nihilist could desire.
living in fact in the very century of merde, the great shithouse of scientific humanism where needs are satisfied, everyone becomes an anyone, a warm and creative person, and prospers like a dung beetle, and one hundred percent of people are humanists and ninety-eight percent believe in God, and men are dead, dead, dead; and the malaise has settled like a fall-out and what people really fear is not that the bomb will fall but that the bomb will not fall.
The shithouse in question is a rest area with indoor plumbing--"Why spend so much money on a shithouse?