loony bin

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Origin of loony bin

First recorded in 1880–85
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Related Words for loony bin

bedlam, madhouse, bughouse, nuthouse, sanatorium, sanitarium

British Dictionary definitions for loony bin

loony bin

noun
  1. slang a mental hospital or asylum
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