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loco

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adverb or adjective lo·co \ˈlō-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of loco

  1. :  in the register as written —used as a direction in music



Origin of loco

Italian dialect, there, from Latin in loco in the place


First Known Use: circa 1801


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loco

noun lo·co

Definition of loco

plural locos or locoes

  1. 1 :  locoweed

  2. 2 :  locoism



Origin of loco

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, crazy


First Known Use: 1844


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loco

verb lo·co

Definition of loco

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to poison with locoweed

  3. 2 :  to make frenzied or crazy



Examples of loco

  1. <years of living alone had clearly locoed the old rancher>



1884

First Known Use of loco

1884


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loco

adjective lo·co

Definition of loco

slang

  1. :  mentally disordered :  crazy, frenzied



Examples of loco

  1. The crowd went loco when she walked out on the stage.

  2. He's not just weird, he's positively loco.



Origin of loco

Spanish


First Known Use: 1887


Learn More about loco

  1. Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for "loco" Medical Dictionary: Definition of "loco" Spanish Central: Translation of "loco"


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