Definition of 'hothouse'
Example sentences containing 'hothouse'
It was a hothouse artistic environment to grow up in.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Anne of Green Gables (1872) The Sun (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
For the next six years he was taught in an academic hothouse under intense pressure, where some pupils thrived and others suffered.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But there is a danger also: a person reared in such a hothouse environment may wilt once he or she steps into the broader society.Christianity Today (2000)
In these strange, hothouse environments the girls often made close friendships with one another, some of which lasted throughout their lifetimes.COURTESANS (2003)
In a plush suite, its air heavy with the scent of hothouse flowers, record company bosses are mingling with agents and photographers.The Sun (2014)
That is an awful lot of togetherness and it could be argued that the prolonged exposure to a hothouse atmosphere causes bodies, and especially minds, to wilt.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of hothouse from the Collins English Dictionary