funny farm

noun

slang
: a psychiatric hospital

Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of funny farm was in 1950

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Cite this Entry

“Funny farm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/funny%20farm. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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