Definition of spritz in English:


Line breaks: spritz
Pronunciation: /sprɪts


[with object]
  • 1Squirt or spray a liquid at or on to (something) in quick, short bursts: she spritzed her neck with cologne
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    • 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 quick, short bursts: she spritzed some perfume behind her ears
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    • 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.


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  • An act of squirting or spraying liquid in short bursts or the liquid sprayed.
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    • 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.


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

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