schizo

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

Definition of schizo

: a schizophrenic individual

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from schizo

schizo adjective

Examples of schizo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Bush's son previously said his father had been diagnosed with schizo-affective disorder and had expressed irrational fears in the past. Billy Kobin, The Courier-Journal, "Kroger shooting suspect is now competent to stand trial," 27 Oct. 2018 He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorder, according to court records. Paula Mcmahon, Sun-Sentinel.com, "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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'schizo.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of schizo

1945, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about schizo

Statistics for schizo

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for schizo

The first known use of schizo was in 1945

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for schizo

schizo

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

Medical Definition of schizo

Comments on schizo

What made you want to look up schizo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to be made up of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!