madhouse madhouse  /ˈmæd ˌhaʊs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) pejorative terms for an insane asylum

Usage(s):

  1. The event, a notorious madhouse of semi-serious riding and beer drinking along the toll road between the two spring break towns south of the border, was more subdued this year.
  2. It was impossible to persuade Southerners to nominate Governor Smith four years ago in the Manhattan madhouse.
  3. It is a timeless madhouse, swarming with unpaid servants and port-guzzling visitors.

News

  1. Stanley Cup Final 2013: Game 5 Preview, TV Info and Predictions

    The Chicago Blackhawks were victorious in a pivotal Game 4 at TD Garden, and the Madhouse on Madison will be full of intensity as the series shifts back to Chicago for Game 5. Game 4 was another contest that required overtime, and the Blackhawks are very luck that Corey Crawford’s glove hand, or lack thereof, didn ’t cost them the game. The Blackhawks had a little bit of everything going for ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Mini-Kim Kardashian gives birth at Beacher's Madhouse with Jonathan Cheban

    Mini-Kim Kardashian, flanked by an over-protective Mini-Kanye West by her side, welcomed a baby girl this weekend. A little persons troupe at Beacher's Madhouse...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "I had to set an example so everyone at Bayern knows how they're expected to behave," Hitzfeld told a news conference. "Players criticising their team mates must stop. Otherwise we become a madhouse. Kahn must know he has to set an example to...
    on Dec 12, 2007 By: Ottmar Hitzfeld Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "It's going to be a madhouse," Quinney told reporters. "I can't imagine the amount of people this place attracts. I'm feeling great. Obviously, happy with today's performance, three-under on Saturday, and there was some tough pins out there,...
    on Feb 3, 2007 By: Jeff Quinney Source: Reuters.uk

  3. The planned rise in National Insurance contributions was "the economics of the madhouse," said George Osborne, shadow finance minister, pledging that the Conservatives would cover the cost by cutting six billion pounds of "waste" from the public...
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: George Osborne Source: AFP

Word of the Day
cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /