Translation of madhouse in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈmædhaʊs/


  • [colloquial/familiar] loquero (m) [familiar/colloquial], manicomio (m) [fam, a veces ofensivo] it's like a madhouse in here esto es un loquero, esto parece una casa de locos or un manicomio
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    • The patients were held to basic standards of decent behavior and made to do chores in an environment more like a disciplined summer camp (or a well-run college group home) than a madhouse or hospital.
    • Inside, it smelled more like a madhouse than a clinic.
    • Agustín says he is leaving the madhouse for criminal lunatics before he becomes crazy too.
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    • You will work with Japanese teachers at your schools and the locations vary from extremely rural to the madhouse that is Tokyo.
    • The office of the Ayurveda Congress is a madhouse of activity.
    • The place is a madhouse and colorful beyond description.

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.