Definition of Aspie in English:

Aspie

(also aspie)

noun

informal
  • A person with Asperger's syndrome.

    ‘a Michigan author and self-described Aspie’
    • ‘Anyway, if you had to guess, do you think most Aspies would fall into any particular religious or political camp?’
    • ‘We are very very proud parents of an Aspie and to us the differences our child has are celebrated.’
    • ‘This blog is a collection of my random thoughts on life from an Aspie's point of view.’
    • ‘The difference between Asperger's syndrome and the social disorders mentioned above is in the way that Aspies communicate with others.’
    • ‘Cognitive Behavioral therapy is most effective with Aspies because it appeals to their logical nature.’

adjective

informal
  • Having or displaying characteristics of Asperger's syndrome.

    ‘a deeper understanding of the Aspie way of mind can free you from many misconceptions’
    ‘I'm quite Aspie’
    • ‘I'm mildly Aspie so I can take things quite literally, especially in stressful situations like an interview.’
    • ‘She is a stay-at-home mom of an Aspie teenage boy and a spirited preteen girl.’
    • ‘His aspie traits are well defined and sensibly portrayed, adding to Max's rich personality rather than reducing the character to a disability or a stereotype.’
    • ‘He gets tons of hugs and kisses and love, and his Aspie self loves this sort of positive attention.’
    • ‘I'm strongly Aspie.’

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of Asperger's syndrome..

Pronunciation:

Aspie

/ˈaspē/