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plotz

[plots] /plɒts/
verb (used without object), Slang.
1.
to collapse or faint, as from surprise, excitement, or exhaustion.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45, Americanism; < Yiddish platsn literally, to crack, split, burst < Middle High German blatzen, platzen
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Contemporary definitions for plotz
verb

to fall apart or down from a strong emotion, such as frustration or annoyance

Word Origin

Yiddish. platsen

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Slang definitions & phrases for plotz

plotz

verb

To burst with emotion, frustration, anger, etc: She's so stoked she could plotz

Related Terms

plotzed (1967+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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