Pronunciation Noun

fritz (uncountable)

  1. (US, informal) The state of being defective.
  2. (Australia, chiefly, South Australia) A type of processed meat sausage; devon
    • 2000, Peter Cerexhe, John Ashton, Risky Foods, Safer Choices: Avoiding Food Poisoning, [|%22fritzes%22+smallgoods+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=7HFYT7_2FKnjmAWphOizCw&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22fritz%22|%22fritzes%22%20smallgoods%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 52],
      Generally, cooked deli products include Devon, Strasbourg sausage, Polish sausage, fritz, cabanossi or cabana, mortadella, and well-cooked roast beef (brown/grey in colour).

fritz (fritzes, present participle fritzing; past and past participle fritzed)

  1. (intransitive) To go wrong or become defective.
Related terms
Pronunciation Noun

fritz (plural fritzes)

  1. (UK, offensive, ethnic slur) A German person, usually male.
Synonyms Translations Proper noun
  1. (UK, offensive) A name used to represent the German people (particularly the German armed forces) as a group.
    But if Fritz is stationed in that patch of woodland, we've got no chance!
    You! Fritz! Tell us where the ammunition's kept!
  2. A male given name.

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