spaz

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spaz

or spazz  (spăz)Often Offensive Slang
n. pl. spazz·es
One who is considered clumsy or inept.
intr.v. spazzed, spazz·ing, spazz·es
To be clumsy or inept.
Phrasal Verb:
spaz out
To become angry, upset, or excited.

[Short for spastic and spasm.]
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spaz

(spæz)
n
an incompetent fool
vb (intr) , spazzes, spazzing or spazzed
US to lose self-control
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spaz


(spaz),
n.
usage: This term is used with disparaging intent, esp. by children, and is perceived as insulting to disabled people.
n. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
(a term used to refer to a stupid, dull, awkward, or odd person.)
[1960–65; shortening and alter. of spastic]
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The band's third no-frills release is appropriately and elegantly named 3, and on it they nonchalantly and expertly spaz out on their instruments--all without a self-conscious bone in their bodies.