Meaning of PSYCHO in English

I. ˈsī(ˌ)kō noun

( -s )

Etymology: by shortening

1. : psychoanalysis


[short for psychoneurotic ]

: one who has developed an emotional disorder (as a psychoneurosis)

most of your clients are pimps, drug dealers, and psychos

II. adjective

Etymology: by shortening

1. : psychiatric

psycho ward

2. : psychoneurotic

psycho cases

III. transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

slang : psychoanalyze

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