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manicomio

Translation of manicomio in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 [anticuado] (psiquiátrico)
    mental hospital
    [anticuado]
    si sigue así, va a terminar en el manicomio
    if he carries on the way he is, he'll end up in the loony bin
    [familiar]
    In Other Dictionaries
    Translate mental hospital into German
  • 2 [familiar] (lugar tumultuoso) See examples:¡esta casa es un manicomio!
    this is a madhouse!
Example sentences
  • El escenario deportivo George Capwell se convirtió en un manicomio.
  • Mientras tanto Cruella era sacada del agua y llevada a un manicomio.
  • Eatherly morirá en el manicomio en 1978, con 70 años.

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