loco
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈləʊ.kəʊ/
Adverb

loco (not comparable)

  1. (music) A direction in written or printed music to be returning to the proper pitch after having played an octave higher or lower.
Adjective

loco

  1. (colloquial) Crazy.
    • 2003 December 15, The New Yorker, page 56:
      You know, I’m a little loco. Kinda crazy, zany guy.
  2. (Southwestern US) Intoxicated by eating locoweed.
Synonyms
  • pea struck
Translations
  • Russian: чо́кнутый
Noun

loco (plural locos)

  1. A certain species of Astragalus or Oxytropis, capable of causing locoism.
    Synonyms: locoweed
Verb

loco (locos, present participle locoing; past and past participle locoed)

  1. (transitive) To poison with the loco plant; to affect with locoism.
  2. (transitive, colloquial, by extension) To render insane.
    • W. D. Howells
      the locoed novelist
Related terms Noun

loco (plural locos)

  1. (rail transport, informal) A locomotive.
Translations
  • German: Lok
  • Russian: лок



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