What does madhouse mean?

Definitions for madhouseˈmædˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word madhouse.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pit(noun)

    pejorative terms for an insane asylum


  1. Madhouse(n.)

    Hence: (fig.) A chaotic, raucus or highly disordered situation.


  1. madhouse(Noun)

    A house where insane persons are confined; an insane asylum

  2. madhouse(Noun)

    A place exhibiting stereotypical characteristics of such a house.

    This place is a madhouse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Madhouse(noun)

    a house where insane persons are confined; an insane asylum; a bedlam


  1. Madhouse

    MADHOUSE Inc. is a Japanese animation studio, founded in 1972 by ex–Mushi Pro animators, including Masao Maruyama, Osamu Dezaki, Rintaro, and Yoshiaki Kawajiri. Madhouse has created and helped to produce many well known shows, starting with TV anime series Ace o Nerae! in 1973, and including western favourites Ninja Scroll, Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, Trigun, Di Gi Charat and Death Note. Unlike other studios founded at this time such as AIC and J.C.Staff, their strength was and is primarily in TV shows and theatrical features. Expanding from the initial Mushi Pro staff, Madhouse recruited such important directors as Morio Asaka, Masayuki Kojima, and Satoshi Kon during the 1990s. Their staff roster expanded in the 2000s to include Mamoru Hosoda, Takeshi Koike, and Mitsuo Iso, as well as many younger television directors. The studio was also responsible for the first Beyblade anime series as well as the Dragon Drive anime. The studio often collaborates with known manga artists, including Naoki Urasawa and Clamp. Madhouse produced adaptations of Urasawa's Yawara!, Master Keaton and Monster, with Masayuki Kojima helming the later two. The company has animated a number of CLAMP's titles, including Tokyo Babylon, two versions of X, Cardcaptor Sakura, Chobits, CLAMP in Wonderland, and most recently the second Hunter x Hunter anime.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of madhouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of madhouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    Viewed from the summit of reason, all life looks like a malignant disease and the world like a madhouse.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    City is a madhouse! Don’t stay there too much or you get mad! Go to the nature, to the Temple of the Clever!

  3. Johann von Goethe:

    We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds our planet is the mental institution of the universe.

  4. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.

  5. Cindy Ramon:

    From then it was a madhouse, they started going out rescuing people in all parts of Houston. That’s where it started from and it’s been non-stop.

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