Meaning of “the funny farm” in the English Dictionary

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"the funny farm" in British English

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the funny farmnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈfʌn.i ˌfɑːm/ us /ˈfʌn.i ˌfɑːrm/ informal

sometimes used in a humorous or offensive way to refer to a hospital for mentally ill people:

If things get much worse, they'll be taking me off to the funny farm.

(Definition of “the funny farm” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)