transitive + intransitive
: to burst with or be overcome by strong emotion
- He had long, curly hair and dangling earrings … . I knew my friends would plotz if they saw him.
- —Marjorie Ingall
- We … plotzed with pleasure over our makeshift breakfast.
- —Jane and Michael Stern
- … some old-line patrons of The Cloister plotzed at the idea of change, and indeed have never returned to the resort.
- —Lorraine Cademartori
: to drop down or allow (oneself) to drop down heavily (as from exhaustion) : plop
- She plotzed herself in the carriage and took out her gin bottle and took a long swig.
- —Harpo Marx