spritz (sprĭts, shprĭts)
tr.v. spritzed, spritz·ing, spritz·es
1. To squirt or spray a liquid on (something): spritzed me with the hose.
2. To squirt or spray (a liquid) on something.
A quick squirt or spray, as of carbonated water.
[Pennsylvania Dutch schpritze, from Middle High German sprützen, to spray; see sper- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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