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loony bin

n. Often Offensive Slang
An institution for the mentally ill.

loony bin

n
slang a mental hospital or asylum

loon′y bin`


n.
Informal.
an insane asylum or the psychiatric ward.
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Noun1.loony bin - pejorative terms for an insane asylumloony bin - 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
Translations

loony bin

n (fam) → manicomio
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