Definition of plotz in English:


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Pronunciation: /plɒts


[no object] North American informal
  • Collapse or be beside oneself with frustration, annoyance, or other strong emotion: lots of directors plotz while making their films
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    • I mean, for real - doesn't this just make you plotz?
    • Mom's about to plotz and I really don't need to hear any more about how you're abandoning them.
    • ‘When I found out, when she had graduated from college, I just about plotzed.’


1960s: from Yiddish platsen, literally 'to burst', from Middle High German platzen.

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