madhouse


mad·house

noun \ˈmad-ˌhas\

Definition of MADHOUSE

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

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

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