noun (plural medicos)informal
A medical practitioner or student.
- And like many others who had to begin life afresh, the boy initially started selling medical books to young medicos.
- And so gradually medicos are taking on acupuncture, practising it themselves, and there's an increased acceptance of it.
- The research team were mainly medicos, from Harvard University, the University of California, and the University of Newcastle.
Late 17th century: via Italian from Latin medicus 'physician'.
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