lunatic asylum

lunatic asylum
lunatic asylum [ˊlu:nətɪkəˏsaɪləm] n
психиатри́ческая больни́ца; сумасше́дший дом

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

См. также в других словарях:

  • lunatic asylum — noun A former, now offensive, name for a psychiatric hospital • • • Main Entry: ↑lunacy * * * lunatic asylum UK US noun [countable] [singular lunatic asylum plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • lunatic asylum — lunatic asylums N COUNT A lunatic asylum was a place where mentally disturbed people used to be locked up. [OLD FASHIONED] …   English dictionary

  • lunatic asylum — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms lunatic asylum : singular lunatic asylum plural lunatic asylums old fashioned an offensive word for a hospital where people with mental illnesses are treated, now called a psychiatric hospital …   English dictionary

  • lunatic asylum — lunatic a.sylum n old fashioned a hospital where people who are mentally ill are cared for. This word is now considered to be offensive …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lunatic asylum — lunatic a,sylum noun count OLD FASHIONED an offensive word for a hospital where people with mental illnesses are treated, now called a psychiatric hospital …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lunatic asylum — /ˈlunətɪk əsaɪləm/ (say loohnuhtik uhsuyluhm) noun Obsolete a hospital or other institution for people who are mentally ill. Usage: See the note at lunatic …   Australian English dictionary

  • lunatic asylum — noun A facility designed where persons with serious mental disorders are housed. Syn: insane asylum, mental hospital, nuthouse, nutfarm, funny farm …   Wiktionary

  • lunatic asylum — Madhouse, bedlam, insane asylum, insane hospital, hospital for the insane …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lunatic asylum — hospital for the insane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lunatic asylum — noun dated a psychiatric hospital …   English new terms dictionary

  • lunatic asylum — noun (C) old fashioned a hospital where people who are mentally ill are cared for …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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