Definition of madhouse
1 : a place where insane persons are detained and treated
2 : a place of uproar or confusion
Examples of madhouse in a sentence
The stadium was a madhouse when the team won the championship.
<it was hard to believe that this place with the bright cheery walls was really a madhouse>
First Known Use of madhouse
MADHOUSE Defined for Kids
Definition of madhouse for Students
: a place or scene of complete confusion or noisy excitement
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