Meaning of “schizophrenic” in the English Dictionary

"schizophrenic" in British English

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schizophrenicnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌskɪt.səˈfren.ɪk/ us /ˌskɪt.səˈfren.ɪk/

someone who suffers from schizophrenia

schizophrenic
adjective uk us

schizophrenic patients/symptoms
schizophrenically
adverb uk /ˌskɪt.səˈfren.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌskɪt.səˈfren.ɪ.kəl.i/

(Definition of “schizophrenic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"schizophrenic" in American English

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schizophrenicnoun [ C ]

us /ˌskɪt·səˈfren·ɪk/ short form schizo, /ˈskɪt·soʊ/

a person who has schizophrenia

schizophrenicadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌskɪt·səˈfren·ɪk/ short form schizo, /ˈskɪt·soʊ/

relating to or having schizophrenia:

schizophrenic patients

(Definition of “schizophrenic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)