Spritz definition

sprĭts, shprĭts
To squirt or spray a liquid on (something).

Spritzed me with the hose.

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A quick squirt or spray, as of carbonated water.
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To squirt or spray (a liquid) on something.
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(informal) Squirt or spray.
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A sprinkling or spray of liquid; a small amount of liquid.

Fish is good with a spritz of lemon juice.

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To spray, sprinkle, or squirt lightly.

It's hard to keep hair in a specific hairdo when you just spritz only a little bit of hair spray.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
spritz
Plural:
spritzes

Origin of spritz

  • Pennsylvania Dutch schpritze from Middle High German sprützen to spray sper- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Yiddish שפּריץ (shprits) (the noun) and שפּריצן (shpritsn) (the verb).

    From Wiktionary