Translation of spastic in Spanish:


espástico, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈspastɪk//ˈspæstɪk/


  • 1

    • Tetanus is an acute, spastic paralytic illness caused by a toxin released from the bacterium Clostridium tetani.
    • Here the symptoms were epileptic seizures, spastic movements, dance-like twitching, and formication.
    • Typically, clients experiencing spastic paralysis are only able to use the involved limb in a limited manner because they lack the motor control needed for most activities.
    • He has cerebral palsy affecting his whole body with spastic, continuous purposeless movements.
  • 2offensive, slang

    (incompetent, pathetic)
    tarado offensive dated


  • 1dated

    (person with cerebral palsy)
    espástico masculine offensive dated
    espástica feminine dated offensive
  • 2offensive, slang

    (clumsy, incompetent person)
    tarado (mental) masculine informal offensive
    tarada (mental) feminine informal offensive