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See definition of bughouse on Dictionary.com
  • as inbooby hatch
  • as infunny farm
  • as ininsane asylum
  • as inloony bin
  • as inmental hospital
  • as innut house

synonyms for bughouse

  • bedlam
  • funny farm
  • laughing academy
  • loony bin
  • lunatic asylum
  • madhouse
  • mental health institution
  • mental home
  • mental hospital
  • mental institution
  • nuthouse
  • padded cell
  • psychiatric hospital
  • psychiatric ward
  • rubber room
  • sanatorium
  • sanitarium
  • snake pit
  • mental institution
  • psychiatric hospital
  • sanitarium
  • funny farm
  • insane asylum
  • loony bin
  • madhouse
  • mental health facility
  • nuthouse
  • psychiatric unit
  • psychiatric ward
  • psychopathic hospital
  • sanatorium
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How to use bughouse in a sentence

I bet its that Bughouse Johnny the boys have chased two or three times.
RUTH FIELDING AT SILVER RANCHALICE B. EMERSON
You recollect I packed a flat-iron among my stuff, an' you boys joshed me about it, said I was bughouse.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
Say, ladythe driver turned wearilyhave I got to suppress this crazy man you got out of the bughouse?
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTHFREDERIC S. ISHAM
I also heard her mumbling and calling herself "bughouse," and with the word her old head would fall humbly on her breast.
TRAMPING WITH TRAMPSJOSIAH FLYNT
I did n' wan' ter ride it that night, 'cause she wuz purty bughouse, 'n' I felt she'd get ditched ef we tried it.
TRAMPING WITH TRAMPSJOSIAH FLYNT
I's gettin' sort o' old-like 'n' bughouse, 'n' I can't call yer name.
TRAMPING WITH TRAMPSJOSIAH FLYNT
I use' ter ride out West as well as any o' ye, but I's gittin' old 'n' sort o' bughouse—yes, I is.'
TRAMPING WITH TRAMPSJOSIAH FLYNT
I heard 'er screamin' agen, 'Oh, I say—the flyin' mail—flyin'—bughouse,' an' then nothin' more.
TRAMPING WITH TRAMPSJOSIAH FLYNT
The only weapons we had was a few ole razors 'n' our fists, but we was so bughouse we cal'lated they oughter do the biz.
TRAMPING WITH TRAMPSJOSIAH FLYNT
It is the jail which, apparently, either sends a man bughouse, or which lays such a foundation that he becomes so later on.
WITHIN PRISON WALLSTHOMAS MOTT OSBORNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BUGHOUSE

  • bedlam
  • bughouse
  • funny farm
  • laughing academy
  • loony bin
  • lunatic asylum
  • madhouse
  • mental health institution
  • mental home
  • mental hospital
  • mental institution
  • nuthouse
  • padded cell
  • psychiatric hospital
  • psychiatric ward
  • rubber room
  • sanatorium
  • sanitarium
  • snake pit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.