Definition of Reeperbahn in English:

Reeperbahn

noun

  • An area resembling the Reeperbahn in Hamburg, a red-light district.

Origin

1970s. From Reeperbahn, the name of a street in the red-light district of Hamburg in northern Germany, lit. ‘ropewalk’.

Pronunciation

Reeperbahn

/ˈriːpəbɑːn/