Definition of plotz in English:

plotz

verb

[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’
    • ‘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.’’

Origin

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

Pronunciation

plotz

/plɒts/