Meaning of hothouse
Pronunciation: (hot'hous"), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -hous•es
- an artificially heated greenhouse for the cultivation of tender plants.
- of, pertaining to, or noting a plant grown in a hothouse, or so fragile as to be capable of being grown only in a hothouse.
- overprotected, artificial, or unnaturally delicate.
- hothouse (Thesaurus)