spritz

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

Definition of spritz

intransitive verb

: to disperse or apply a spray

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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 Application is also simple — hold the spray can about 6 inches away from your head, spritz and then massage the dry shampoo onto your scalp. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, "5 best dry shampoos of 2021: Dove, Billie and more," 15 Apr. 2021 Starting today, the brand is adding an effervescent, booze-free spritz-in-a-can to its beloved line-up. Kate Dingwall, Forbes, "Cult-Loved Non-Alcoholic Brand Ghia Enters The RTD Market," 28 Apr. 2021 In between wash days, Shopping editor Morgan Greenwald likes to spritz this dry shampoo designed for curly hair types onto her scalp. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, "5 best dry shampoos of 2021: Dove, Billie and more," 15 Apr. 2021 To maintain your sleek style throughout the day, spritz your hair with an extra-hold hair spray. Sian Babish, chicagotribune.com, "How to straighten your hair," 24 Mar. 2021 The pair, who founded the global beauty brand Fresh together, have even engineered a perfume, The Maker Hudson Eau de Parfum, for guests to spritz themselves with. Lale Arikoglu, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Maker Hotel's New Online Shop Is Filled with Custom Furniture and Decor," 17 Dec. 2020 If temperatures are below freezing, fill a spray bottle and spritz this track with liquid water. Sophie Bushwick, Popular Science, "How to speed up your sled with scientific tricks," 17 Dec. 2020 According to cosmetic chemist Ron Robinson of BeautyStat.com, dry conditioners are designed to spritz on just enough to make your hair shinier, smoother, and softer (kind of like a quickie conditioning treatment). Danielle Gray, Allure, "How to Use Dry Conditioner on Your Hair," 24 Nov. 2020 Simply mix a few drops of mild dishwashing liquid and two cups of warm water in a spray bottle, then spritz the solution onto the mat and wipe the surfaces clean with a soft cloth. Brigitt Earley, Good Housekeeping, "7 Unexpected Places Germs Congregate," 10 Nov. 2020

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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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Last Updated

14 May 2021

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“Spritz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spritz. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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spritz

verb

English Language Learners Definition of spritz

US : to spray (something) quickly with a small amount of liquid

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