[ spaz ]
/ spæz /
an awkward or clumsy person.
verb (used without object), spazzed, spaz·zing.
to move in an awkward or clumsy way (usually followed by out): She spazzed out and we had broken glass all over the floor.
to become more angry than a situation warrants (usually followed by out): Mom spazzed out when she smelled cigarette smoke on my clothes.
to twitch: He was spazzing and muttering to himself, like the old speed freak he is.
Origin of spaz
First recorded in 1960–65; shortening and alteration of spastic
usage note for spaz
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Examples from the Web for spazz
“Heh, spazz dinosaur,” the East Indian woman said, and they all laughed.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow