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Noun: nuthouse  'nút,haws
  1. Pejorative term for an insane asylum
    - Bedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house, sanatorium, snake pit, lunatic asylum, san

Derived forms: nuthouses, nut houses

Type of: asylum, insane asylum, institution, mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital

Encyclopedia: Nuthouse