Definition of pleasure centre in English:

pleasure centre

(US pleasure center)


  • 1A place offering a wide range of leisure activities; a place known for offering amusements and attractions, especially of a sensual or sexual nature.

  • 2A reward centre in the brain; (also occasionally) a part of the body in which sensations of pleasure can be felt.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Daily Nevada State Journal. From pleasure + centre.


pleasure centre

/ˈplɛʒə sɛntə/