mattoid


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mattoid

(ˈmætɔɪd)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry rare a person displaying eccentric behaviour and mental characteristics that approach the psychotic
[C19: from Italian, from matto insane]
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The Mattoid, a solo artist out of Finland, recently became a late addition to the Sunday lineup at the Indigo District; Tasty Trio and Long Tall & Ugly will play first starting at 10 p.
The Mattoid is the musical alter ago of Ville Kiviniemi, a troubadour from Helsinki.
Editor of the literary journal Mattoid, he writes poetry, fiction and criticism and his work appears in many books and journals.