madhouse / ˈmædˌhaʊs /


madhouse 的定义

n. 名词 noun

plural mad·hous·es [mad-hou-ziz]. /ˈmædˌhaʊ zɪz/.

  1. a hospital for the confinement and treatment of mentally disturbed persons.
  2. a wild, confused, and often noisy place, set of circumstances, etc.: The office was a madhouse today.

madhouse 近义词

n. 名词 noun

place where mentally ill live; place full of commotion


  1. Until the day, he says, that “Our funhouse… turned into a madhouse.”
  2. Not so long before, executions had been popular entertainment and trips to a madhouse were like going to the circus.
  3. Dylan had a small role in a BBC TV drama called Madhouse on Castle Street by the Jamaican playwright Evan Jones.
  4. Before long, it was a madhouse—both literally and figuratively.
  5. And to state the obvious, Gosnell's madhouse was not what I was marching for.
  6. Madhouse went bust last year; the company was reportedly bought by a new owner around the time the label came to light.
  7. He passed the latter part of his life in poverty, and towards the close of it, was confined in a madhouse.
  8. Even when a separation had been effected his tormentor persecuted him still, until she was relegated to a madhouse.
  9. The awful humiliation of it unseated Robert Dale Owen's reason, and he died in the madhouse.
  10. If Great Britain in 1913 was not exactly a cockpit or a madhouse, she was not without her domestic troubles.
  11. I thank Heaven that he has so far recovered: he was for one whole year quite raving, and chained down in a madhouse.