medico

noun
med·​i·​co | \ ˈme-di-ˌkō How to pronounce medico (audio) \
plural medicos

Definition of medico

: physician sense 1 also : a medical student

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Synonyms & Antonyms for medico

Synonyms

croaker [slang], doc, doctor, medic, physician, sawbones [slang]

Antonyms

nondoctor, nonphysician

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Examples of medico in a Sentence

She proved the medicos wrong by recovering quickly from her injuries. a woman who is suspicious of all medicos, regardless of their credentials

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Hat, coat, small leather attaché case, like an Old World medico doing his rounds. Salman Rushdie, The New Yorker, "The Little King," 22 July 2019

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First Known Use of medico

1689, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for medico

Italian medico or Spanish médico, both from Latin medicus

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The first known use of medico was in 1689

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medico

noun
med·​i·​co | \ ˈmed-i-ˌkō How to pronounce medico (audio) \
plural medicos

Medical Definition of medico

: a medical practitioner : physician also : a medical student

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