Definition of spritzer in English:



  • A mixture of wine and soda water.

    • ‘He has swapped pints for white wine spritzers and given up takeaway food.’
    • ‘Sasson suggests choosing drinks that are mixed with nonalcoholic beverages, such as white wine spritzers.’
    • ‘I'd take a bottle of wine and plenty of soda for spritzers - you don't want to be dehydrating yourself in the heat.’
    • ‘The bar tender was very funny, teasing me when I ordered a white wine spritzer instead of the Scotch he was trying to persuade everyone to imbibe.’
    • ‘Last night I sat outside a pub near Gray's Inn with Annabel, watching the ice cubes melt in my white wine spritzer, talking about life and love and the future.’


1960s from German Spritzer ‘a splash’.