Definition of parrot-house in US English:

parrot-house

noun

  • A building, especially in a zoo, for housing parrots. Also figurative: a room, building, etc., filled with loud or raucous chatter.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country. From parrot + house [interjection].

Pronunciation

parrot-house

/ˈparəthaʊs/