spritz·​er | \ ˈsprit-sər , ˈshprit-\

Definition of spritzer

: a beverage of usually white wine and soda water

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There'll be spritzers and margs as far as the eye can see, but nary a mocktail in sight. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "19 Mocktails You'll Actually Want to Drink," 11 Aug. 2018 My personal advice: order a white wine spritzer, which is half seltzer and half white wine. Micaela English, Town & Country, "The Modern Lady's Guide To Meeting His Parents," 17 Feb. 2015 One of the country’s first universally accessible playgrounds, Aidan’s Place offers up water spritzers, elevated sandboxes, and an airplane cockpit outfitted with a talktube radio for kids of all abilities. Brittany Martin, Los Angeles Magazine, "Splash Around in Some Water at These 6 L.A. Parks," 12 June 2018 To make a spritzer, add 1-2 ounces club soda to a glass and top with punch. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Little Beach Bikini Punch," 26 June 2018 Drink list includes rotating taps, a decent bottle assortment, a dozen whiskies, and three $7 draft cocktails: a Jim Beam old-fashioned, a Faber gin negroni, and an apricot-and-tequila lemonade spritzer. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "Wander Inn comes strolling back in South Philly," 19 June 2018 Face spritzers gonna spritz, so Dr. Howe says that the most important thing is to find a formula that contains a good humectant — the more, the merrier. Rachel Krause, refinery29.com, "Is Your Face Mist Actually Making Your Skin Worse?," 8 May 2018 On Friday, May 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., meet the artist, enjoy her colorful works and discuss her passion for painting while sampling an elderflower spritzer and spring treats. Courant Community, "Community News For The Windsor Locks Edition," 1 May 2018 The cranberry spritzers and sparkling lemonades are offered in highball-style glasses. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "High-End Dining for the High-Chair Set," 3 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of spritzer

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spritzer

German, from spritzen

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English Language Learners Definition of spritzer

: a drink made of wine mixed with soda water

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