Definition of schizo in English:

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schizo

Pronunciation: /ˈskɪtsəʊ/
informal

adjective

(Of a person or their behaviour) schizophrenic.
Example sentences
  • As if the band wasn't enough, Joan's unpredictable, schizo behaviour will bend your psyche until it needs to have a long lie down.
  • In any case, the ambitious sophomore album by these perverse Brooklyn-ites features 17 warped, schizo tracks, and like a person on the brink of insanity, the excited buzz quickly degenerates into unpleasantness.
  • The labour behind his madman editing tactics and schizo film techniques is apparent.

noun (plural schizos)

A schizophrenic.
Example sentences
  • Probably one of the schizos that frequents the emergency room, she thought to herself in irritation.
  • I mean, we were on our way to get some Chinese food, and we're suddenly talking about schizos?
  • I'm not anorexic like Rachel, or a schizo like Gary.

Origin

1940s: abbreviation.

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