spritz·​er | \ ˈsprit-sər How to pronounce spritzer (audio) , ˈshprit- \

Definition of spritzer

: a beverage of usually white wine and soda water

Examples of spritzer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Newer creations like the lavender lemonade, using one of Leah Chase’s favorite herbs, and the strawberry spritzer with Pontchatoula strawberries, another of the late chef’s favorites, bring a family narrative. Ian Mcnulty, NOLA.com, "See what’s new (and revived) for menu and bar at Dooky Chase’s Restaurant," 28 Aug. 2020 Boca’s a solid venue for venturing out into the happy hour game again, whether seasonal spritzer, Bloody Mary or the serene, new Blue Lagoon. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Go al fresco, Orlando! 8 prime patios for National Eat Outside Day," 28 Aug. 2020 The ultimate summer party trick: Use the whole watermelon both as a tasty spritzer and as a fun drink dispenser! Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Watermelon Limeade and Keg," 29 June 2020 Hand sanitizer: Guru Nanda 12-pack hand sanitizer spritzer keeps clean hands on the go. oregonlive, "What you’ll need to take a safe, relaxing road trip: Hand sanitizer to coolers," 12 July 2020 Here is the breakdown of the perfect Southern spritzer. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, "How To Make a Southern Spritzer Out Of Anything Left On Your Bar Cart," 11 June 2020 The Marlow Collective beverage, for example, is inspired by a grapefruit spritzer, with bitter grapefruit balanced by nutty fig leaves, cardamom, and vanilla. Rachel King, Fortune, "Liquor brands are sponsoring relief programs for bar and restaurant industry workers," 7 Apr. 2020 Try her best garden aperitif: a fizzy Prosecco spritzer muddled with fresh mint and garnished with in-bloom nasturtium petals and peach slices. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, "Designer Lauren Liess Hosts a Homegrown Supper at Home," 25 Apr. 2020 Sandoval — and his mother in law — are among the many in recent weeks who have taken the plunge and bought a bidet, or some sort of derriere-spritzer, in hopes of reducing their trips to the store and reliance on toilet paper. Melissa Pandika, SFChronicle.com, "Coronavirus in the Bay Area: And now they’re hoarding bidets," 31 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of spritzer

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spritzer

German, from spritzen

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“Spritzer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spritzer. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of spritzer

: a drink made of wine mixed with soda water

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