Definition of madhouse noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    madhouse

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈmædhaʊs//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually singular] (informal) a place where there is confusion and noise Don't work in that department; it's a madhouse.
  2. 2(old use) a hospital for people who are mentally ill
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