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loony bin

noun

Definition of loony bin

  1. :  a psychiatric hospital :  madhouse



1919

First Known Use of loony bin

1919

Rhymes with loony bin

bathtub gin, bobby pin, born-again, candlepin, catechin, come again, cotter pin, cotton gin, deadly sin, figure in, firing pin, Ho Chi Minh, listen in, listener-in, Lohengrin, lying-in, mandolin, maximin, Mickey Finn, mortal sin, motor inn, ob-gyn, onionskin, palanquin, paper-thin, pelvic fin, rejoice in, rolling pin, rooming-in, safety pin, set foot in, thick and thin, Tianjin, underpin, underspin, Vietminh, violin, whipper-in


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