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Meaning of MADHOUSE

Pronunciation:  'madhaûs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  pejorative terms for an insane asylum
 

MADHOUSE is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: Bedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, nut house, nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pit
 
 See Also: asylum, insane asylum, institution, mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mad"house`\, n.
A house where insane persons are confined; an insane asylum;
a bedlam.

 

 

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