- an insane asylum.
- insane; crazy.
Origin of bughouse
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Historical Examples of bughouse
Gerald was bughouse on a gambling proposition, across the Mexican line.Owen Clancy's Happy Trail
Burt L. Standish
He says you know what he wants to be, and that you think he's bughouse.William Adolphus Turnpike
By 'n' by I heerd it agen,—'Bughouse—flyin' mail—blokey,'—an' agen I lost 'er.Tramping with Tramps
The lower end of the two ranges is designated "bughouse row."Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist
I bet its that Bughouse Johnny the boys have chased two or three times.Ruth Fielding at Silver Ranch
Alice B. Emerson
- a mental hospital or asylum
- insane; crazy