funny farm


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funny farm

n. Offensive Slang
A mental health facility or hospital.

funny farm

n
facetious a mental institution

fun′ny farm`


n.
Slang.
a psychiatric hospital.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.funny farm - pejorative terms for an insane asylumfunny farm - 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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