[skit-soh] Informal.
noun, plural schizos.
a schizophrenic or schizoid person.
schizophrenic or schizoid.
crazy; wildly eccentric; lunatic.
Also, schitzo, schitz, schiz (for defs 1, 2).

1940–45; by shortening; cf. -o Unabridged


a combining form meaning “split,” used in the formation of compound words: schizogenetic.
Also, especially before a vowel, schiz-.

< Greek, combining form representing schízein to part, split Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
schizo (ˈskɪtsəʊ)
1.  schizophrenic
n , -os
2.  a schizophrenic person

schizo- or (before a vowel) schiz-
combining form
indicating a cleavage, split, or division: schizocarp; schizophrenia
[from Greek skhizein to split]
schiz- or (before a vowel) schiz-
combining form
[from Greek skhizein to split]

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schizo- or schiz-

  1. Split; cleft: schizotrichia.

  2. Cleavage; fission: schizogenesis.

  3. schizophrenia: schizoid.

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Slang Dictionary

schizo definition

[ˈskɪzo] or [ˈskɪtso]
  1. mod.
    schizophrenic. : That gal is sort of schizo, isn't she?
  2. n.
    a schizophrenic person. : That guy is an absolute schizo!
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
a schizophrenic person
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But people, this is a reason to be disappointed, not schizo-kamikaze crazy.
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