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bughouse

adjective bug·house \ ˈbəg-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of bughouse

slang
: mentally deranged : crazy

Examples of bughouse in a Sentence

  1. anyone would go bughouse after spending a week with her relatives

First Known Use of bughouse

1887


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bughouse

noun

Definition of bughouse

slang
: an asylum for the mentally ill

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First Known Use of bughouse

1899



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