HyperDic: loony_bin

English > 1 sense of the expression loony bin:
NOUNartifactloony bin, Bedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pitpejorative terms for an insane asylum
English > loony bin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningpejorative terms for an insane asylum.
SynonymsBedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pit
Broadermental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, asylumA hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
Spanishcasa de locos, crazy house, gallinero, loquera, manicomio
Catalancasa de boigs, casa de bojos, crazy house, gàbia de boigs

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