nuthouse

noun
nut·​house | \ ˈnət-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce nuthouse (audio) \

Definition of nuthouse

slang
: a mental hospital

First Known Use of nuthouse

1900, in the meaning defined above

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nuthouse

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English Language Learners Definition of nuthouse

US, informal + old-fashioned : a hospital for people who are mentally ill

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