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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular;
- Example: "it used to drive my husband balmy"
[syn: balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loco \Lo"co\, adv. [It.] (Mus.) A direction in written or printed music to return to the proper pitch after having played an octave higher. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loco \Lo"co\, n. [Sp. loco insane.] 1. (Bot.) A plant (Astragalus Hornii) growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of the same genus. Called also loco weed. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Any one of various leguminous plants or weeds besides Astragalus, whose herbage is poisonous to cattle, as Spiesia Lambertii, syn. Oxytropis Lambertii. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loco \Lo"co\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Locoed; p. pr. & vb. n. Locoing.] To poison with loco; to affect with the loco disease; hence (Colloq.), to render insane or mad. "The locoed novelist." --W. D. Howells. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loco \Lo"co\, n. A locomotive. [Colloq.] --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

loco \lo"co\, a. [Sp. loco insane.] Insane; crazy. [Originally Southwestern U. S., now slang] [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

loco adj 1: informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy" [syn: balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

55 Moby Thesaurus words for "loco": abnormal, bereft of reason, brainsick, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, daft, deluded, demented, deprived of reason, deranged, disoriented, distraught, flighty, fruity, hallucinated, insane, irrational, lunatic, mad, maddened, maniac, manic, mazed, mental, mentally deficient, meshuggah, mindless, moon-struck, non compos, non compos mentis, not all there, not right, nuts, odd, of unsound mind, off, psycho, queer, reasonless, senseless, sick, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, strange, tetched, touched, unbalanced, unhinged, unsane, unsettled, unsound, wandering, witless
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Loco, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 150 Housing Units (2000): 82 Land area (2000): 0.262489 sq. miles (0.679844 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.262489 sq. miles (0.679844 sq. km) FIPS code: 43450 Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 34.328533 N, 97.680538 W ZIP Codes (1990): 73442 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Loco, OK Loco