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Adjective: spastic  spa-stik
  1. Suffering from spastic paralysis
    "a spastic child"
  2. Affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
    "spastic movements";
    - convulsive, spasmodic
  3. Relating to or characterized by spasm
    "a spastic colon"; "spastic paralysis is a spastic form of cerebral palsy"
Noun: spastic  spa-stik
  1. A person suffering from spastic paralysis
  2. [offensive] A stupid person; used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
    - dunce, dunderhead [informal], numskull [informal], blockhead [informal], bonehead [informal], lunkhead [N. Amer], hammerhead [informal], knucklehead [informal], loggerhead [archaic], muttonhead [informal], dumbass [N. Amer], chowderhead [N. Amer, informal], chucklehead [informal], lamebrain [informal], pea brain [informal], numbskull [informal], bubblehead [informal], dumbhead [N. Amer, informal], clunk [N. Amer, informal], twonk [Brit, informal], dumbo [informal], lunk [N. Amer, informal]

Derived forms: spastics

See also: ill, sick, unsteady

Type of: dolt [informal], dullard, meatball [N. Amer, informal], paralytic, pillock [Brit, informal], pudden-head [US, informal], pudding head [informal], stupe [N. Amer, informal], stupid, stupid person

Encyclopedia: Spastic