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4 letters words from 'loco'

COOL 6LOCO 6

3 letters words from 'loco'

COL 5COO 5
LOO 3 

2 letters words from 'loco'

LO 2OO 2

All 4 letters words made out of loco

loco olco lcoo cloo oclo colo looc oloc looc oloc oolc oolc lcoo cloo loco olco colo oclo ocol cool oocl oocl cool ocol

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Definitions and meaning of loco

loco

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈləʊ.kəʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊkəʊ

Etymology 1

From Italian.

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.

Etymology 2

From Spanish loco (insane, crazy; loose).

Adjective

loco (comparative more loco, superlative most 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

Noun

loco (plural locos or locoes)

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

Verb

loco (third-person singular simple present locos, present participle locoing, simple 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

  • locoism

Etymology 3

Abbreviation of locomotive.

Noun

loco (plural locos)

  1. (rail transport, informal) A locomotive.
Derived terms
  • locospotter
Translations

Anagrams

  • COOL, Colo, Colo., Cool, colo, colo-, cool

Interlingua

Noun

loco (plural locos)

  1. place, location

Italian

Etymology

From Latin locus, from Old Latin stlocus, from Proto-Indo-European *stel- (to put, place, locate).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔ.ko/, [ˈl̺ɔːko]
  • Hyphenation: lò‧co

Noun

loco m (plural lochi)

  1. (poetic) Archaic form of luogo.

Verb

loco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of locare

Anagrams

  • colo, colò

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Italic *stlokāō. Equivalent to locus (place, location).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈlo.koː/, [ˈɫ̪ɔkoː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈlo.ko/, [ˈlɔːkɔ]

Verb

locō (present infinitive locāre, perfect active locāvī, supine locātum); first conjugation

  1. I put, place, set
  2. I arrange, establish
  3. I lease, hire out, lend

Conjugation

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

Derived terms

Related terms

Descendants

Noun

locō

  1. dative masculine singular of locus
  2. ablative masculine singular of locus

References

  • loco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • loco in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • loco in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894

Portuguese

Verb

loco

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of locar

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈloko/, [ˈlo.ko]

Etymology 1

Perhaps from Andalusian Arabic لَوَق(lawqa, foolishness), from Arabic لاق(lāq, to soften) or Ancient Greek γλαυκός (glaukós, clear). Compare Portuguese louco.

Adjective

loco (feminine loca, masculine plural locos, feminine plural locas) (superlative loquísimo)

  1. crazy, insane, mad, nuts (asserting that something is out of place in the head)
    Synonyms: chiflado, desquiciado, pirado, trastornado
  2. rash, risky, imprudent
  3. tremendous, terrific, huge, enormous
  4. overgrown, rambling
  5. loose (pipe fittings, pulley)
  6. sexy (only with "ser" e.g. "soy loco")
Descendants
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: luco

Noun

loco m (plural locos, feminine loca, feminine plural locas)

  1. (derogatory) a crazy person; a madman
  2. a highly affected homosexual; fruit
  3. a plant in the genus Astragalus or Oxytropis
Derived terms

See also

  • demencia
  • trastorno
  • trastornar
  • trastornado

References

Etymology 2

From Mapudungun [Term?].

Noun

loco m (plural locos)

  1. (Chile) Chilean edible gastropod mollusk that resembles abalone but is, in fact, a muricid (Concholepas concholepas)
    Synonym: abalón chileno

Anagrams

  • coló, cool

Further reading

  • “loco” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a locomotive.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)