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funny farm

noun, Slang.
1.
a psychiatric hospital.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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Examples from the web for funny farm
  • Anyone who forecast such news two years ago would have been consigned to the funny farm.
  • The wonder is that none of these people have yet been carted off to the funny farm.
British Dictionary definitions for funny farm

funny farm

noun
1.
(facetious) a mental institution
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Slang definitions & phrases for funny farm

funny farm

noun phrase

A mental hospital, rest home for alcoholics, etc; laughing academy: Who put me in your private funny house?/ They must all have died in flop-houses or on state funny-farms (1963+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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