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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

also spazz, by 1965, U.S. teen slang put-down, apparently a derogatory shortening of spastic (n.). Also used as a verb. Related: Spazzed; spazzing (often with out (adv.)).


n. 1 (context slang pejorative offensive in the UK English) A stupid or incompetent person. 2 (context slang pejorative offensive in the UK English) A hyperactive person. 3 (context slang pejorative offensive in the UK English) A tantrum, a fit. vb. 1 (context slang pejorative offensive English) To have a tantrum or fit. 2 (context slang offensive English) To malfunction, go on the fritz.

Spaz (disambiguation)

Spaz or spazz can refer to:

  • a slang, often derogatory, contraction of spastic
  • Spazz (band)
  • Spaz (song)
  • Space Pirates and Zombies, a video game
  • Patrick Spaziante, a comic book artist known professionally as "Spaz"
Spaz (song)

"Spaz" is a song by funk rock and hip hop group N.E.R.D released as the second single from their third studio album Seeing Sounds.

The song peaked at number six on the U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart upon release in 2008. The song was also performed at the 2008 BET Hip-Hop Awards with special guest appearances from Common (who performed " Universal Mind Control" with Pharrell before the song), Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes, T-Pain, and Swizz Beatz. All of them did not rap, but instead danced to the song onstage. The song was featured on NBA 2K9, NBA Live 09, Zune AD and reveal trailer of Watch_Dogs 2.

Usage examples of "spaz".

The ugly fish bucked and twitched like a spaz prozzy connected to the mains.

The father, Papa Spaz, enters the reception area patting away snow from his ski suit.

I was in such atizz of a spaz that I was on time outside for when Vati turned up.