2. Proper noun. (UK pejorative) a name used to represent the Germany German people as a whole. ¹
3. Noun. (US informal) The state of being defective. ¹
4. Noun. (Australia chiefly South Australia) A type of processed meat sausage; devon ¹
5. Verb. (intransitive) To go wrong or become defective. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Fritz
1. a nonfunctioning state [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Fritz
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss, Jenny H. Stickney (1898)
"THE SEARCH FOR fritz. — A VISITOR. his supper of fried ham and baked potatoes as greatly as the rest of us. I decided to start early next morning on the ..."
2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"... fritz. Pal. Ind, Calcutta, (N. Ser.), 1, (3), 1901, (1-378, with 25 pis.). ... fritz. Pal. Ind, Calcutta, (X. Ser.), i, ;3), 1901, (1-378, with 25 pis. ..."
3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1914)
"His father, George fritz, a native of Hesse Cassel, was brought to this country ... George fritz married in 1821 the native-born daughter of a Scotch-Irish ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Only two larval forms of Squilla are mentioned by fritz MUller j the elder of these ... 821-333, and fritz Müller, ..."
5. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"Apollo, appearing in a cloud, praises the courageous friend and the faithful pair, promising: them everlasting honor. L'AMICO fritz Lyric Comedy in three ..."
6. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1904)
"This is Mr. John fritz,s eightieth year, and it was proposed to signalize that interesting event by the foundation of this medal, Mr. fritz being, ..."