\ ˈsprits How to pronounce spritz (audio) , ˈshprits \
spritzed; spritzing; spritzes

Definition of spritz

intransitive verb

: to disperse or apply a spray

Other Words from spritz

spritz noun

Examples of spritz in a Sentence

Make sure to spritz the plants with water every day. She spritzed her hair with hairspray.
Recent Examples on the Web If using on your face, spritz the product into your hands first and then apply. ELLE, 1 June 2022 For those who prefer to spritz on their sun protection, Hampton Sun was the winning spray in the GH Beauty Lab's most recent body sunscreen test. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 24 May 2022 Heirloom Liqueurs released Creme de Flora Collins and alchermes spritz cans in fall 2021. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 23 May 2022 Just be sure to show some love to the top of your hands and spritz there in addition to your palms. Health.com, 20 Apr. 2022 For furniture, spritz on Febreze Unstopables Touch Fabric Spray ($6, Walmart), which traps and neutralizes odor molecules. Christina Poletto, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Mar. 2022 This is why pulse points, such as the neck, wrist, or inside of the elbows, which naturally emit more heat, are the best places to spritz on fragrance. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, 8 Apr. 2022 Luminous Dewy Skin Mist is good enough to spritz with or without makeup. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 5 Apr. 2022 Moisturizers, oil sheen and spray to spritz twists, locs and braids. Vincent T. Davis, San Antonio Express-News, 21 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of spritz

1886, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for spritz

German spritzen to squirt, spray

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7 Jun 2022

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“Spritz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spritz. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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