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madhouse

noun mad·house \ˈmad-ˌhas\

Definition of MADHOUSE

1
:  a place where insane persons are detained and treated
2
:  a place of uproar or confusion
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Examples of MADHOUSE

  1. The stadium was a madhouse when the team won the championship.
  2. <it was hard to believe that this place with the bright cheery walls was really a madhouse>

First Known Use of MADHOUSE

1687
MADHOUSE Defined for Kids

madhouse

noun mad·house \ˈmad-ˌhas\

Definition of MADHOUSE for Kids

:  a place or scene of complete confusion or noisy excitement

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