whacko
variant of wacko

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whacko — [wak′ō] adj., n. pl. whackos [Slang] var. of WACKO …   English World dictionary

  • whacko — I. /wæˈkoʊ/ (say wa koh) interjection Colloquial (an expression denoting pleasure, delight, etc.) Also, whacko the diddle oh /wækoʊ ðə ˈdɪdl oʊ/ (say wakoh dhuh didl oh), whacko the did, whacko the chook. {whack1 + o} II. /ˈwækoʊ/ (say wakoh) …   Australian English dictionary

  • whacko — (wacko) n, adj (someone who is) crazed, eccentric, insane. This racier version of the collo quial whacky has been heard since the mid 1970s. It was popularised by press references to the singer Michael Jackson as Wacko Jacko . ► We got enough to… …   Contemporary slang

  • whacko — /hwak oh, wak oh/, n., pl. whackos, adj. Slang. n. 1. wacko. adj. 2. wacky. [1975 80; WHACK(Y) + O] * * * …   Universalium

  • whacko — whack|o [ wækou ] another spelling of wacko …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whacko — interj. expression showing pleasure, delight n. wacko, crazy person, lunatic, insane person (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whacko — whacko1 exclamation Brit. informal, dated used to express delight and enthusiasm. Origin 1940s: from whack + o. whacko2 adjective &noun (plural whackos) variant spelling of wacko …   English new terms dictionary

  • whacko — UK [ˈwækəʊ] / US [ˈwækoʊ] wacko …   English dictionary

  • whacko! —  Excl. of delight …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • whacko — int. sl. expressing delight or enjoyment …   Useful english dictionary

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