An example of schizo used as an adjective is in the phrase "schizo behavior," which means behavior where a person has multiple personalities.
An example of a schizo is someone who has multiple personalities.
Origin of schizo
- ModL < Gr schizein, to cleave, cut < IE *skeid- < base *skei-, to cut, separate > shin, L scindere, to cut
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
- New Latin from Greek skhizo- from skhizein to split skei- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ‡Î¯Î¶Ï‰ (skhizÅ, “I split").