One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his father is shut up in a madhouse’
mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital, asylum
informal nuthouse, funny farm, loony bin
dated lunatic asylum
2‘the place was a total madhouse’
bedlam, mayhem, babel, chaos, pandemonium, uproar, turmoil, wild disarray, scene of confusion, disorder, hurly-burly, tumult, jumble, pell-mell, hullabaloo, hubbub, whirlwind, maelstrom, madness, all hell broken loose
North American three-ring circus
British informal car crash
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