plural spazzes
slang, often offensive
: one who is inept : klutz

Word History


by shortening & alteration from spastic

First Known Use

circa 1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spaz was circa 1965

Dictionary Entries Near spaz

Cite this Entry

“Spaz.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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