funny farm

funny farm
noun Date: 1963 slang a psychiatric hospital

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • funny farm — n informal an expression meaning a ↑psychiatric hospital that some people consider offensive used humorously …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • funny farm — funny ,farm noun count OFFENSIVE a hospital for people who are mentally ill …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • funny farm — ► NOUN informal ▪ a psychiatric hospital …   English terms dictionary

  • funny farm — n. Slang an institution for the mentally ill …   English World dictionary

  • Funny Farm — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Funny Farm Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • funny farm — noun pejorative terms for an insane asylum • Syn: ↑Bedlam, ↑booby hatch, ↑crazy house, ↑cuckoo s nest, ↑funny house, ↑loony bin, ↑madhouse, ↑nut house, ↑nuthouse, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • funny farm — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms funny farm : singular funny farm plural funny farms offensive a hospital for people who are mentally ill …   English dictionary

  • funny farm — np Insane asylum. Mack has been acting crazy lately. Did he just get off the funny farm? 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • funny farm — n a psychiatric hospital or home for men tal patients ► They re coming to take me away, ha ha, to the funny farm, where life is beautiful all the time. ( They re coming to take me away, ha haaa! , song by Napoleon XIV, 1966) …   Contemporary slang

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