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sicko

[sik-oh] /ˈsɪk oʊ/
noun, plural sickos. Slang.
1.
sickie (def 1).
Origin
sick1 + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for sickos

sicko

/ˈsɪkəʊ/
noun (pl) sickos
1.
a person who is mentally disturbed or perverted
adjective
2.
perverted or in bad taste: sicko prurience
Word Origin
C20: from sick1 (sense 5) + -o
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Word Origin and History for sickos

sicko

n.

1977, from sick (adj.) in the mental sense + ending as in weirdo. Sickie "a pervert" is attested from 1972, and cf. sicknik (1959) "pervert, obscene comedian" (applied to Lenny Bruce), with fad ending -nik.

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