- to collapse or faint, as from surprise, excitement, or exhaustion.
Origin of plotz
1940–45, Americanism; < Yiddish platsn literally, to crack, split, burst < Middle High German blatzen, platzen
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for plotz
Two years later, Flexner isolated the bacillus of infantile paralysis and Plotz that of typhus fever.Invention
Bradley A. Fiske