psycho

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psycho-

(word root) mind, spirit, soul
Examples of words with the root psycho-: psychology
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psy·cho

 (sī′kō) Slang
n. pl. psy·chos
A psychopath.
adj.
Mentally deranged; crazy.
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psycho

(ˈsaɪkəʊ)
n, adjpl -chos
(Psychiatry) an informal and offensive word for psychopath or psychopathic. See psychopath
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psy•cho

(ˈsaɪ koʊ)

n., pl. -chos,
adj. Slang. n.
1. a psychopathic person; psychopath.
adj.
2. psychopathic.
[1935–40; shortened form]

psycho-

a combining form representing psyche (psychological) or psychological (psychoanalysis). Also, esp. before a vowel,psych-.
[< Greek, comb. form of psȳchḗ; see psyche]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psycho - a person afflicted with psychosispsycho - a person afflicted with psychosis  
cataleptic - a person suffering from catalepsy
paranoiac, paranoid - a person afflicted with paranoia
schizophrenic - someone who is afflicted with schizophrenia
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
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Translations

psycho

[ˈsaɪkəʊ] Npsicópata mf
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psycho

[ˈsaɪkəʊ] npsychopathe m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

psycho

n (inf)Verrückte(r) mf
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psycho

[ˈsaɪkəʊ] n (Am) (fam) → folle m/f, psicopatico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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TV news: Kiaran 'self-proclaimed phsyco' stapleton, jailed for shooting a stranger in the head because he could.
@Foxywba: I do not class myself as british,english or European i am off this world i am a BAGGIE @Womkbles2011: Yes just look at us,we havnt got a phsyco leader & half the world wants to live here!