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Meaning of LOCO

Pronunciation:  'lowkow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
 

LOCO is a 4 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: around the bend, balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, insane, kookie, kooky, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, wacky, whacky
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lo"co\, adv. [It.] (Mus.)
    A direction in written or printed music to return to the
    proper pitch after having played an octave higher.
    
    
  2. \Lo"co\, n. [Sp. loco insane.] (Bot.)
    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 same genus. Called also {loco
    weed}.
    
    
  3. \Lo"co\, n. (Bot.)
    Any one of various leguminous plants or weeds besides
    {Astragalus}, whose herbage is poisonous to cattle, as
    {Spiesia Lambertii}, syn. {Oxytropis Lambertii}.
    
    
  4. \Lo"co\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Locoed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Locoing}.]
    To poison with loco; to affect with the loco disease; hence
    (Colloq.), to render insane or mad. ``The locoed novelist.''
    --W. D. Howells.
    
    
  5. \Lo"co\, n.
    A locomotive. [Colloq.] --Kipling.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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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