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 '15 at 13:20
  • sprizzle means some fluid sprayed example : The water that sprays off of other vehicles when driving in the rain. – Fionashoff Apr 27 '15 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 – Nils Schlüter Apr 27 '15 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 '15 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 '17 at 20:36

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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