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lo·co 1

 (lō′kō)
adj. Slang
Mentally deranged; crazy.
n. pl. lo·cos
1. See locoweed.
2. See locoism.
tr.v. lo·coed, lo·co·ing, lo·cos
1. To poison with locoweed.
2. Slang To cause to be mentally deranged; craze.

[Spanish, crazy, possibly from Arabic lawqā', foolish, feminine sing. of 'alwaq, from lāqa, to soften; see lwq in Semitic roots.]

lo·co 2

 (lō′kō)
adv. & adj. Music
At the pitch written. Used chiefly as a direction.

[From Italian loco, from Latin locō, ablative of locus, place.]
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loco

(ˈləʊkəʊ)
n
informal short for locomotive

loco

(ˈləʊkəʊ)
adj
1. slang chiefly US insane
2. (Veterinary Science) (of an animal) affected with loco disease
n, pl -cos
(Plants) short for locoweed
vb (tr)
3. to poison with locoweed
4. slang US to make insane
[C19: via Mexican Spanish from Spanish: crazy]

loco

(ˈləʊkəʊ)
adj
(Commerce) denoting a price for goods, esp goods to be exported, that are in a place specified or known, the buyer being responsible for all transport charges from that place: loco Bristol; a loco price.
[C20: from Latin locō from a place]
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lo•co

(ˈloʊ koʊ)

n., pl. -cos, n.
2. Slang. an insane person.
3. locoism.
v.t.
4. to poison with locoweed.
5. Slang. to cause to be insane.
adj.
6. Slang. out of one's mind; insane; crazy.
[1835–45, Amer.; < Sp: crazy]
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loco


Past participle: locoed
Gerund: locoing

Imperative
loco
loco
Present
I loco
you loco
he/she/it locos
we loco
you loco
they loco
Preterite
I locoed
you locoed
he/she/it locoed
we locoed
you locoed
they locoed
Present Continuous
I am locoing
you are locoing
he/she/it is locoing
we are locoing
you are locoing
they are locoing
Present Perfect
I have locoed
you have locoed
he/she/it has locoed
we have locoed
you have locoed
they have locoed
Past Continuous
I was locoing
you were locoing
he/she/it was locoing
we were locoing
you were locoing
they were locoing
Past Perfect
I had locoed
you had locoed
he/she/it had locoed
we had locoed
you had locoed
they had locoed
Future
I will loco
you will loco
he/she/it will loco
we will loco
you will loco
they will loco
Future Perfect
I will have locoed
you will have locoed
he/she/it will have locoed
we will have locoed
you will have locoed
they will have locoed
Future Continuous
I will be locoing
you will be locoing
he/she/it will be locoing
we will be locoing
you will be locoing
they will be locoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been locoing
you have been locoing
he/she/it has been locoing
we have been locoing
you have been locoing
they have been locoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been locoing
you will have been locoing
he/she/it will have been locoing
we will have been locoing
you will have been locoing
they will have been locoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been locoing
you had been locoing
he/she/it had been locoing
we had been locoing
you had been locoing
they had been locoing
Conditional
I would loco
you would loco
he/she/it would loco
we would loco
you would loco
they would loco
Past Conditional
I would have locoed
you would have locoed
he/she/it would have locoed
we would have locoed
you would have locoed
they would have locoed
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loco

A Mexican Spanish word meaning crazy.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.loco - informal or slang terms for mentally irregularloco - informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
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loco

adjective
Slang. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
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Translations

loco

1
n (Rail inf) → Lok f (inf)

loco

2
adj (esp US inf) → bekloppt (inf); he’s gone locoder spinnt (inf)
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References in classic literature ?
I keep remembering locoed horses I used to see on the range when I was a boy.
For so Livy (after he had described Cato Major in these words, In illo viro tantum robur corporis et animi fuit, ut quocunque loco natus esset, fortunam sibi facturus videretur) falleth upon that, that he had versatile ingenium.
An' the big roan's goin' loco. Everybody thought it was his teeth, but it ain't.
No sooner'd I get some intimate with one of them he'd up and die--all but a fireman named Andrews, and he went loco for keeps.
Either she had gone clean loco or this was her idea of a joke.
She went loco. She always said the heat of the cooking would get her, and it did.
The hosts went down 5-0 to Formartine United while Locos saw an early 1-0 lead overturned against 10-man Buckie Thistle and went on to suffer a 3-1 reverse.
"The Locos management presented the club and it's vision really well.
During 1997 to 2013, the total FOB value of locos exported from Chile amounted to US$470,583 million, while for Peru it was US$63,658 million.