sicko [sik-oh] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural sick·os. Slang.

  1. sickie(def 1).

Origin of sicko sick1 + -o Examples from the Web for sicko Contemporary Examples of sicko

  • Health Care America showed up online in 2007 (the year Sicko was released) and disappeared quickly by early 2008.

    Corporate America Is Pushing Us Off a Cliff

    Michael Moore

    November 19, 2010

  • In the 1980s, he was the guy Rolling Stone asked to reveal Times Square’s sicko soul.

    Great New Reads

    The Daily Beast

    October 9, 2010

  • He directed and produced Roger Me, Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, and Sicko.

    A Prize With a Price

    Michael Moore

    October 9, 2009

  • Couldn’t some sicko turn his steering wheel and wipe out her life?

    The Mystery of Melissa Huckaby

    Demian Bulwa

    April 15, 2009

  • Here’s a group of Democratic congresspeople endorsing my film “Sicko” in the chambers of the House Judiciary Committee in 2007.

    Why I’m Not Now and Have Never Been the Democrats’ “Rush Limbaugh”

    Michael Moore

    March 6, 2009

  • British Dictionary definitions for sicko sicko noun plural sickos

    1. a person who is mentally disturbed or perverted


    1. perverted or in bad tastesicko prurience

    Word Origin for sicko C20: from sick 1 (sense 5) + -o Word Origin and History for 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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