madhouse

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noun mad·house \ˈmad-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of madhouse

  1. 1 informal :  an institution providing care to mentally ill individuals

  2. 2 :  a place of uproar or confusion

Examples of madhouse in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of madhouse

1649


MADHOUSE Defined for Kids

madhouse

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noun mad·house \ˈmad-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of madhouse for Students

  1. :  a place or scene of complete confusion or noisy excitement



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