Word Nerd 2.12- Spastic

Source: Paper Towns By John Green, Page 121

Context: “A few minutes later, as I glanced toward the clock for only the thirty-seventh time, I saw Ben Starling standing outside the classroom door, a hall pass in his hand, dancing a spastic jig

In Their Words:

Pathology pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by spasm, especially tonic spasm.
Slang Offensive awkward or clumsy

In My Words: Moving in a not so elegant way.



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