Definition of spritz in English:

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spritz

Pronunciation: /sprits/

verb

[with object]
1Squirt or spray something at or onto (something) in quick, short bursts: she spritzed her neck with cologne
More example sentences
  • She picked me up in her brand new Mustang Convertible about a second after I'd finished spritzing my hair for the millionth time.
  • Veronica took Abbey's hair out of the bun and started spritzing it with water.
  • If you absolutely must use them, make sure you spritz your hair with a heat protective spray first.
1.1Spray (a liquid) in a quick, short bursts: she spritzed some perfume behind her ears
More example sentences
  • A toner can be applied with a facial sponge, splashed onto skin or spritzed on with a spray bottle.
  • Once I had a flight attendant who spritzed perfume all over herself.
  • Working section by section, Lori spritzed Hilary's hair with Straight Spray.

noun

An act or an instance of squirting or spraying in quick short bursts.
Example sentences
  • Aboard, male stewards are always on hand to escort you to your pre-assigned seats and offer you a spritz of cologne for your wrists.
  • Finish up with a spritz of fragrance on the inside of your wrists, behind your ears and behind your knees.
  • When your pet shows signs of needing to cool down just give him several spritzes to wet him down.

Origin

Early 20th century: from German spritzen 'to squirt'.

Words that rhyme with spritz

Biarritz, blitz, Fritz, glitz, it's, its, Ritz, spitz, St Kitts

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: spritz

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