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[sprits, shprits]Informal.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to spray briefly and quickly; squirt: He spritzed a little soda in his drink.
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  1. a quick, brief spray of liquid; squirt.
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Origin of spritz

1915–20, Americanism; < German spritzen to squirt, spray
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Word Origin and History for spritz

1917, from Yiddish or German, literally "spray." Spritzer "glass of wine mixed with carbonated water" is from 1961.

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