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have a spaz

Sl. to get angry or hysterical; to have a conniption (fit). (Spaz is short for a spastic attack or fit.) If my dad hears about this, he'll have a spaz. The teacher had a spaz when I came in so late.
See also: have, spaz

spaz around

Sl. to waste time; to mess around. You kids are always spazzing around. Why don't you do something useful? We're just spazzing around. Leave us alone.
See also: around, spaz

spaz down

Sl. to relax. spaz down, man! Chill out! We tried to get the crowd to spaz down, but they were very excited.
See also: down, spaz

spaz out

 
1. si to overreact to something; to become overly excited about something. I knew you would spaz out! But my grades are not that bad! Come on, don't spaz out!
2. Sl. an emotional display. (Usually spaz-out.) There's no need for a spaz-out! she threw a hell of a spaz-out.
See also: out, spaz

have a spaz

(...spæz)
tv. to get angry or hysterical; to have a conniption (fit). (Teens and collegiate.) If my dad hears about this, he’ll have a spaz.
See also: have, spaz

spaz

(spæz)
1. n. a fit or an attack; a strong reaction to a bad or funny situation. Take it easy! Don’t have a spaz.
2. n. a total jerk; someone who overreacts to something. (Not used for a congenitally spastic condition.) Some spaz is in the other room screaming about a stolen car.

spaz around

in. to waste time; to mess around. You kids are always spazzing around. Why don’t you get a job?
See also: around, spaz

spaz down

in. to relax. We tried to get the crowd to spaz down, but they were very excited.
See also: down, spaz

spaz out

1. in. to overreact to something; to become overly excited about something. I knew you would spaz out! It’s not that bad!
2. n. an emotional display. (Usually spaz-out.) She threw a hell of a spaz-out.
See also: out, spaz
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