Origin of plotzed

An Americanism dating back to 1960–65; plotz + -ed2


verb (used without object) Slang.
  1. 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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018