\ ˈskit-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce schizo (audio) \
plural schizos

Definition of schizo

: a schizophrenic individual

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He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorder, according to court records. Paula Mcmahon,, "White supremacist who hid in South Florida headed for trial in FBI murder sting," 19 Aug. 2017 My adult sister, 3,000 miles away, has been diagnosed with schizo-affective disorder. Carolyn Hax, The Mercury News, "Carolyn Hax: Why don’t I have any friends?," 18 Mar. 2017 In the past, James Blood Ulmer's albums centered on his schizo-jazz guitar style. Clare Kleinedler, WIRED, "Music," 1 Nov. 2001 The sneaking around demanded exhausting and myopic concentration, and made me schizo and paranoid. Matthew Klam, Esquire, "Money Honey," 4 June 2017

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First Known Use of schizo

1945, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of schizo was in 1945

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\ ˈskit-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce schizo (audio) \
plural schizos

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