psycho Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “psycho” in the English Dictionary

"psycho" in British English

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psychonoun [C]

uk   /ˈsaɪ.kəʊ/  us   /-koʊ/ (plural psychos) informal
someone who is ​crazy and ​frightening: The man's a psycho.
adjective uk   us   informal
He ​suddenly went psycho and ​startedshooting in all ​directions.


uk   /saɪ.kəʊ/  us   /-koʊ/
of the ​mind or ​mentalprocesses: psychopharmacology (= the ​study of ​drugs which ​affect the ​mind)
(Definition of psycho from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈsɑɪ·koʊ/ (plural psychos)
infml a psychopath
(Definition of psycho from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “psycho”
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神失常者,精神病人,变态人格者…
in Turkish ruh hastası, deli…
in Russian псих, психопат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神失常者,精神病人,變態人格者…
in Polish psychol, pomyleniec…
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