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Definition of 5150



  • crazy.

    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Feb 08 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 28 2009.

  • Someone suspected of being mentally disturbed. Example: "He's screaming, cursong / talking to someone unseen, I think he's 5150."

    Last edited on Mar 07 2015. Submitted by cljmontgomery from Fresno, CA, USA on Mar 07 2015.

verb - transitive

  • to involuntarily commit a person to a mental hospital or ward.
    That crazy mofo needs to be 5150ed.

    Last edited on Nov 26 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 28 2009.


  • 5150 is the penal code for involuntary commitment to a mental hospital or ward in California.

    Last edited on Jan 06 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 28 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'crazy, insane, weird, strange':

Definitions include: uncontrollable.
Definitions include: figuratively, to do something shocking, say something shocking, believe something shocking, etc.
Definitions include: to go crazy.
Definitions include: unbelievable; ridiculous; crazy.
Definitions include: alternative spelling of "wacked out".
Definitions include: "crazy".
Definitions include: both weird and scary.
Definitions include: crazy, irrational.
Definitions include: paranoid, worried, crazy.
Definitions include: off-brand.
Definitions include: very crazy.
Definitions include: a crazy person; "a psychotic".
Definitions include: strange / stupid.
Definitions include: stupid; extremely crazy.
Definitions include: crazy.

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Other terms relating to 'fifty':

Definitions include: of two things, an equal opportunity of happening.
Definitions include: a very hard kick to the female genitals ("cunt").
Definitions include: originated when people in the tri state area would get cut in the face, usually by gang members.
Definitions include: A large number or long list of, An infinite or un-countable quantity of, intentionally implausible quantitative description used to exaggerate.
Definitions include: someone or something that looks appealing from a distance, but within 50 feet their true appearance is evident.

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