Origin of spritzPennsylvania German spritz (; from German spritze(n)) and amp; 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 spr&udie;tzen, to spray; see sper- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present spritzes, present participle spritzing, simple past and past participle spritzed)
Yiddish שפּריץ (shprits) (the noun) and שפּריצן (shpritsn) (the verb).