Recently I discovered a song where the singer mentions the word sprizzle. I looked it up on UrbanDictionary, but the definitions there don't seem to fit. Translated, he says in the song

"we chill with a sprizzle "

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    this is a type of slang from early 90s rap (which may still be around)... it's not heard much in spontaneous dialogue and is used playfully)... wherein a word-ending is replaced with -izzle (like fo' shizzle = for sure.) I'm not answering your question because I don't know in this particular case. It should be some word starting with Spr. Maybe the beverage Sprite?
    – hunter
    Apr 27, 2015 at 13:20
  • sprizzle means some fluid sprayed example : The water that sprays off of other vehicles when driving in the rain.
    – User1075
    Apr 27, 2015 at 13:23
  • thanks for your explanation hunter. 90's rap inspired slang would definitely be possible. Sprite could also be, but I'll guess it should probably just sound cool Apr 27, 2015 at 14:01
  • Hey @hunter, that's pretty much the answer, I think. You should submit it as one. It might help if we knew which song it was. Lacking that, I still feel pretty confident it's Sprite.
    – DCShannon
    May 1, 2015 at 3:11
  • A spritzer is a type of drink. dictionary.com: noun. a tall drink made with chilled wine and soda.
    – Stew C
    Apr 10, 2017 at 20:36

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Sprizzle is probably the soft drink Sprite

I can't be certain without knowing which song you're referring to, but that's my best guess. This would be an instance of the -izzle phenomenon, where you replace a word with it's first sound followed by the suffix -izzle. It was popularized by rappers, particularly Snoop Dogg, in the '90s.

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