Definition of booby hatch in English:

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booby hatch

noun

North American informal
A psychiatric hospital.
Example sentences
  • His own half-baked online screechings reveal him to be something of a candidate for the booby hatch.
  • Yes Janie - I'm not surprised at your active response given your obviously close connection to the booby hatch.
  • Well, he was sent to the booby hatch where he died when they took his pen and paper away.
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