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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Pejorative terms for an insane asylum.

Usage examples (35)
  • Can you imagine 5 days in the madhouse, that is the emergency ward in Surrey Memorial Hospital?
  • The madhouse was the old Manor House in Clerkenwell which had belonged to the Earls of Northampton.
  • Africa, which he described as a "madhouse", was heading for disaster.
  • From his assessment at the time it was clear to him that South Africa, which he described as a "madhouse," was heading for disaster. for more
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