psycho

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See also: psycho-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of psychotic and psychopath +‎ -o (person with characteristic).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, AU) IPA(key): /ˈsaɪkəʊ/
  • (US, CA) IPA(key): /ˈsaɪkoʊ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪkəʊ

Adjective[edit]

psycho (comparative more psycho, superlative most psycho)

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

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Noun[edit]

psycho (plural psychos)

  1. (derogatory, slang) A person who is psychotic or otherwise insane.
    The loony bin up on the hill is full of psychos.
  2. (derogatory, 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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