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n. pl. sick·os Slang
An emotionally disturbed person, especially one who displays morally repugnant behavior or attitudes.

[From sick.]


n, pl sickos
(Psychiatry) a person who is mentally disturbed or perverted
perverted or in bad taste: sicko prurience.
[C20: from sick1 (sense 5) + -o]


(ˈsɪk i)

n. Slang.
one who is deranged or perverted.


(esp US inf)
nKranke(r) mf, → Irre(r) mf (pej)
adj person, groupkrank, irr (pej)
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20% of teachers, a lot, would now be able to immediately fire back if a savage sicko came to a school with bad intentions.
If a potential 'sicko shooter' knows that a school has a large number of very weapons talented teachers (and others) who will be instantly shooting, the sicko will NEVER attack that school," Trump said in one tweet.
Primary contact: joseph sicko, principal engineering tech, ph: 518-584-2000 ext.
Like his earlier films - Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko and Bowling For Columbine - it may be big on entertainment but, boy, is it light on balance.
This is a logical extension of our existing relationship with NMK, who already handles much Shure business across the Gulf region," commented Freddy Sicko, Shure MEA's General Manager.
But the shameless sicko referred to his offensive images when he wrote in support of the twins.
Thank God that sicko is now behind bars - where he should spend the rest of his life
Sicko John Quinn, 44, stole around 30 personal and religious mementos from different resting places including the grave of Michael Nugent at Knockmoyle Cemetery in Omagh, Co Tyrone.
Author Sicko (contributor to Rolling Stone, Wired, and Urb magazines) offers an historical account of the original blossoming of the musical genre Techno.
com After tackling US gun laws in Bowling For Columbine, George W Bush and the War on Terror in Fahrenheit 9/11 and the American health system in Sicko, Michael Moore's latest documentary attempts to get to the bottom of the global economic meltdown.
It contains a stunning revelation and admission that the disinformation and attacks on Moore and the film were extensive, well-planned, aimed to stop the movie from reaching a wide audience and, more importantly, from having the widespread political impact the industry feared Sicko would have.
There is a great DVD out there called Sicko, which will give you some great insight into global healthcare systems.