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Word of the Day 03/16/21 Plotz

Plotz (verb)
plotz [ plots ]


verb (used without object) Slang.
1. to collapse or faint, as from surprise, excitement, or exhaustion.

Origin: 1940–45, Americanism; < Yiddish platsn literally, to crack, split, burst < Middle High German blatzen, platzen

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR PLOTZ
Receptionist, former lover, and still receptionist Connie Plotz deconstructs his private obsessions and cultural stereotypes.
JOSHUA FERRIS’S NEW NOVEL CHRONICLES AN EXISTENTIAL DENTIST IN DESPAIR|TOM LECLAIR|MAY 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST

David Plotz, the editor of Slate, makes no apology for enjoying the David Petraeus saga.
SLATE EDITOR ADMITS ENJOYING PETRAEUS SOAP OPERA|HOWARD KURTZ|NOVEMBER 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST

Plotz flashes back to the Clinton-Lewinsky investigation, the good old days in his view.
SLATE EDITOR ADMITS ENJOYING PETRAEUS SOAP OPERA|HOWARD KURTZ|NOVEMBER 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST

Plotz was, by his own estimation, an inattentive Jew, a biblical ignoramus.
IS GOD EVIL?|THE DAILY BEAST|MARCH 11, 2009|DAILY BEAST

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