spazzing

spaz

[spaz] Slang: Offensive.
noun
1.
an awkward or clumsy person.
verb (used without object), spazzed, spazzing.
2.
to move in an awkward or clumsy way (usually followed by out ): She spazzed out and we had broken glass all over the floor.
3.
to become more angry than a situation warrants (usually followed by out ): Mom spazzed out when she smelled cigarette smoke on my clothes.
4.
to twitch: He was spazzing and muttering to himself, like the old speed freak he is.
Also, spazz.


Origin:
1960–65; shortening and alteration of spastic


See spastic.
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spaz definition

[spæz]
  1. n.
    a fit or an attack; a strong reaction to a bad or funny situation. : Take it easy! Don't have a spaz.
  2. n.
    a total jerk; someone who overreacts to something. (Not used for a congenitally spastic condition.) : Some spaz is in the other room screaming about a stolen car.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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