Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

nut house

or nut·house

See more synonyms for nut house on Thesaurus.com
noun Slang.
  1. a mental hospital; insane asylum.
Show More

Origin of nut house

First recorded in 1900–05
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for nuthouse

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • I won't say I like this place—your world or the nuthouse entrance to it.

    Shock Treatment

    Stanley Mullen


British Dictionary definitions for nuthouse

nuthouse

noun
  1. slang a mental hospital or asylum
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012