AskDefine | Define loco

Dictionary Definition

loco adj : informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy" [syn: balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky]

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Adverb

  1. A direction in written or printed music to return to the proper pitch after having played an octave higher or lower.

Etymology 2

loco from loco. From γλαυκός or لوق.

Adjective

  1. crazy
Quotations
  • 2003: You know, I’m a little loco. Kinda crazy, zany guy. — The New Yorker, 15 Dec 2003, p.56
Translations
crazy

Noun

  1. A plant Astragalus hornii growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of the genus Astragalus.
Synonyms

Noun

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Italian

Noun

  1. A place.
  2. A written passage.

Synonyms

Verb

loco

Latin

Adverb

  1. In the place.

Noun

  1. Ablative and dative singular of locus, place.

Verb

  1. I put, place, set.
  2. I arrange, establish.
  3. I lease, hire out, lend.

Inflection

Descendants

Spanish

Adjective

  1. crazy, insane, mad (asserting that something is out of place in the head).
  2. rash, risky, imprudent
  3. tremendous, terrific, huge, enormous
  4. overgrown, rambling
  5. loose (pipe fittings, pulley)

Noun

  1. A crazy person.
  2. A highly affected homosexual

Extensive Definition

Loco can refer to the following:
  • Spanish eponym for "crazy".
loco in German: Loco
loco in Spanish: Loco
loco in French: Loco (homonymie)
loco in Simple English: Loco

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abnormal, bereft of reason, brainsick, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, daft, deluded, demented, deprived of reason, deranged, disoriented, distraught, flighty, fruity, hallucinated, insane, irrational, lunatic, mad, maddened, maniac, manic, mazed, mental, mentally deficient, meshuggah, mindless, moon-struck, non compos, non compos mentis, not all there, not right, nuts, odd, of unsound mind, off, psycho, queer, reasonless, senseless, sick, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, strange, tetched, touched, unbalanced, unhinged, unsane, unsettled, unsound, wandering, witless
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