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

[From sick.]
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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]
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(ˈsɪk i)

n. Slang.
one who is deranged or perverted.
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(esp US inf)
nKranke(r) mf, → Irre(r) mf (pej)
adj person, groupkrank, irr (pej)
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Unfortunately, we have some 'sickos' in our society who enjoy seeing these beautiful animals suffer.
Unfortunately we have some 'sickos' in our society who enjoy seeing these beautiful animals suffer, dumping them on the streets, starving them and other shocking things.
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It is clear that the sickos (basically every grownup left on earth) are receiving direction from a leader and the threat they pose is becoming all too real.
Carol Vale With these sickos, today a bird/animal, tomorrow another victim they can control Muriel Haughie If they did this to a wild bird, think what they would do to any other living thing which is unfortunate enough to end up their evil clutches.
But friend of the sickos and fellow troll James McHugh - exposed last month for posting a doctored image of him on a night out with someone wearing a Madeleine McCann mask - is one of two people who "liked" Calum's image.
Amy Shorty Nicholls Karma will get you, you sickos. John Budda Phipps Absolutely sick..
London, March 3 ( ANI ): Lady Gaga has revealed her horror at receiving violent threats from sickos every day.
It's thought sickos use them to spy on unsuspecting college-goers or even to expose themselves.
And what of the sickos who find this amusing and/or acceptable?