crazy house


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Related to crazy house: nut house, loony bin
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Noun1.crazy house - pejorative terms for an insane asylumcrazy house - pejorative terms for an insane asylum
mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital, insane asylum, asylum, institution - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
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It is a black, dilapidated street, avoided by all decent people, where the crazy houses were seized upon, when their decay was far advanced, by some bold vagrants who after establishing their own possession took to letting them out in lodgings.
My house is a crazy house, but they even keep saying to me, 'Mummy, is our little baby sister in there yet?
Resembling a melted candle accessed by a winding staircase, this bizarre building, inspired by Salvador Dali 's art, is also known as the Crazy House.
It said crazy house prices in Sydney were a factor in fueling Queenslands population growth which in turned supported economic growth.
Seized by the authorities along with other undesirable teens, Becca is on death row in the brutal and nightmarish prison known as the Crazy House.
They send girls like me to the crazy house - or simply stone us to death," says Maria Toorpakai, who has faced Taliban threats and escaped bombs and bullets to seek the freedom she has always wanted.
They send girls like me to the crazy house - or simply stone us to death," says Maria ToorpT akai, who has faced Taliban thrT eats and escaped bombs and bullets to seek the freedom she has always wanted.
I met some guy up in Alaska in the middle of nowhere who was trying to describe this crazy house he had seen,'' Bridges said.
Crazy House was the married quarters, as weather conditions usually kept children inside, with ensuing noise.
SUMMER IS IN FULL SWING, and there's nothing like a crazy house party goin' off with bands to allow you to fly yer freak flag, especially when the bands are shit-hot.
At the end of the book, this second Don Quijote winds up in the crazy house in Toledo, and Avellaneda--following exactly what Cervantes had done at the end of his book-suggested an itinerary for a future author to take up.
if the event took place in one of the crazy mansions, or indeed the crazy house of history, it is fitting that any ambiguous comic hero of such a history should be not only off very much to the side of the history, but that he should be an egotist of the most startling misproportions .