Origin of spritzPennsylvania German spritz ( from German spritze(n)) and Yiddish shprits, both from Middle High German sprütze from sprützen, to spray: for Indo-European base see sprout
transitive verbspritzed, spritz·ing, spritz·es
- To squirt or spray a liquid on (something): spritzed me with the hose.
- To squirt or spray (a liquid) on something.
Origin of spritzPennsylvania Dutch schpritze from Middle High German sprützen to spray ; see sper- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present spritzes, present participle spritzing, simple past and past participle spritzed)
Yiddish ×©×¤Ö¼×¨×™×¥ (shprits) (the noun) and ×©×¤Ö¼×¨×™×¦×Ÿ (shpritsn) (the verb).