American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who is considered clumsy or inept.
- v. To be clumsy or inept.
- n. slang, pejorative, offensive A stupid person.
- n. slang, pejorative, offensive A hyperactive person.
- n. slang, pejorative, offensive An incompetent person.
- n. slang, pejorative, offensive A tantrum, a fit.
- v. slang, pejorative, offensive To have a tantrum or fit.
- v. slang, offensive To malfunction, go on the fritz.
- From spastic. (Wiktionary)
- Short for spastic and spasm. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I'm not sure whose side I'm on in this case ... spaz is saying spaz in the uk like saying bomb on an airplane? theJOker”
“Hmm, over here in the UK, a spaz is someone mentally and physically handicapped.”
“For the reader who asked about American usage of the word "spaz”
“We had an interesting situation on a message board I use when an American used the term 'spaz', which they subsequently described as a casual term, non-offensive and widely-used in their culture.”
“Maybe the thing you most object to about Goebells is that he was a 'spaz'?”
“UPDATE: Apology and recognition that "spaz" isn't considered offensive in the United States.”
“After one song, I overheard somebody dismissing them as "some kind of spaz band".”
“So if you’ve ever been called a spaz, or a dork, or a geek.”
“When an amateur jock - whether he's President of the United States or your friendly UPS driver from the neighborhood - says he played like a "spaz," as we used to say, or physically handicapped, he implies no harm nor foul.”
“Lastly, I had the screen "spaz" on me once or twice when the ball was in-play.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘spaz’.
WARNING: VERY EXPLICIT. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.
funny derogatory names, quotes, phrases.
( open list, randomness, ad hom, ad hominem )
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this is a list of the words I use the most. if you look at all of them you can kind of tell my personality.
I figured out the thing all these terms have in common, besides that they can be used as insults. They all crack me up.
for followers of twelveplusone
Words that have funny meanings or are just fun to say.
Words That Make Sense in Reverse Too! Bad news for a dyslexic, 'cause s/he's got no clue if s/he read the word correctly or not, as opposed to a palindrome (i.e., no mistake possible, cf. "Dyslexic...
Words I like!
( personal list, favorite words, randomness )
short, sweet, epic, catchy, sassy, sexy & sizzling.
( personal list, randomness )
Interesting words from communications between me and boychild from October to December 2008.
well, i kinda just signed up two seconds ago, and don't really know what i'm doing yet. so here i'll add words i like. some i know i like more than others, but i'll sort that out later.
Looking for tweets for spaz.