psycho

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Etymology[edit]

Apocope of psychotic and psychopath.

Adjective[edit]

psycho (comparative more psycho, superlative most psycho)

  1. (colloquial or pejorative) Psychotic, or otherwise insane.

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Noun[edit]

psycho (plural psychos)

  1. (pejorative, slang) A person who is psychotic or otherwise insane.
    The loony bin up on the hill is full of psychos.
  2. (pejorative, slang) A person who acts in a bizarre or dangerous manner.
    She complained that he was a psycho for driving at such a high speed in heavy traffic.
  3. (informal) A class, at a college or university, in which psychology is taught.
    "I've got anthro, socio, lunch, and psycho."

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