Alzies

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Alz(heimer)'s +‎ -ie.

Noun[edit]

Alzies (uncountable)

  1. (informal, medicine) Alzheimer's disease.
    • 2007 April 14, maryle...@comcast.net, “Re: Aricept”, in alt.support.alzheimers, Usenet[1]:
      Of course, they don't see the "other symptoms" ... just the memory and ability to think, which is 98% OK most of the time -- and I must say that's kinda' the norm for people without Alzies at this age, from what I've seen!

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