Definitions for bughouseˈbʌgˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bug•house*ˈbʌgˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪz(n.; adj.)(pl.)-hous•es

  1. (n.)an insane asylum.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. (adj.)insane; crazy.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of bughouse:

1890–95, Amer.

Wiktionary

  1. bughouse(Noun)

    A flea-infested hotel, lodging-house etc.

  2. bughouse(Noun)

    A prison.

  3. bughouse(Noun)

    A hospital, especially a lunatic asylum.

  4. bughouse(Noun)

    A cheap and dirty cinema.

  5. bughouse(Adjective)

    Crazy, insane.

  6. Origin: From bug + house.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. bughouse

    1. A condition of mind (See Boston) 2. The place where a person without funds is sent under certain conditions.

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