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Definition of "medico" []

  • Informal A physician. (noun)
  • Informal A medical student. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "medico" in a sentence
  • "The estrangement from prevailing discourses about the sexed mind created by Baillie's comedies therefore contributes to anxieties about what constituted masculinity and femininity, and how the culture might define male and female sexuality in medico-scientific terms."
  • "Social pressure as well as so-called medico/scientific to be skinny is not really all that healthy for most."
  • "The medico is a long-suffering person, even in these days of scarcity of properly-qualified men -- the first person called on emergency, and the very last to be paid!"