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Pronunciation: /ˈmædhaʊs/

Translation of madhouse in Spanish:


  • [colloquial/familiar] loquero (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], manicomio (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] [a veces ofensivo] it's like a madhouse in here esto es un loquero, esto parece una casa de locos or un manicomio
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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