Fritz meaning

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A condition in which something does not work properly.

Our television is on the fritz.

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(UK, offensive) A German person (used in a nominal sense).

You! Fritz! Tell us where the ammunition's kept!

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(slang) A broken or nonfunctioning state.
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(US, informal) The state of being defective.
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(Australia, chiefly South Australia) A type of processed meat sausage; devon.
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(intransitive) To go wrong or become defective.
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(UK, offensive) A name used to represent the German people (particularly the German armed forces) as a group.

But if Fritz is stationed in that patch of woodland, we've got no chance!

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A male given name.
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Origin of fritz

  • Perhaps from German Fritz diminutive of the name Friedrich

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Unknown. See on the fritz, which appeared in 1902. Possibly from German name Fritz, or onomatopoeia.

    From Wiktionary

  • From German Fritz, pet form of Friedrich (“Frederick”).

    From Wiktionary