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schiz

[skits] /skɪts/
noun, adjective, Informal.
1.
schizo (defs 1, 2).
Also, schitz.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; by shortening

schizo

[skit-soh] /ˈskɪt soʊ/
noun, plural schizos.
1.
a schizophrenic or schizoid person.
adjective
2.
schizophrenic or schizoid.
3.
crazy; wildly eccentric; lunatic.
Also, schitzo, schitz, schiz (for defs 1, 2).
Origin
1940-45; by shortening; cf. -o
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British Dictionary definitions for schitz

schizo

/ˈskɪtsəʊ/
adjective
1.
schizophrenic
noun (pl) -os
2.
a schizophrenic person
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Word Origin and History for schitz

schizo

n.

1945 (n.), slang shortening of schizophrenic. Schiz in same sense is from 1955 as a noun, 1960 as an adjective.

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Slang definitions & phrases for schitz

schizo

adjective
  1. : a schizo drug addict
  2. (also schizy or schizzy or schizie) Crazy; demented, esp in a self-contradictory way; psychotic; nutty: People in democracies are a little schizzy about authority/ this same schizy little brain (1920s+ fr hospital)
noun

(also schiz) A schizophrenic: Docs find he's a schizo (1945+, variant 1955+)

[fr schizophrenic, schizophrenia]


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Related Abbreviations for schitz

schizo

offensive a schizophrenic person
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