fritzPronunciation: (frits), [key] Informal.
on the fritz,
not in working order: Our TV went on the fritz last night.
to become inoperable.
FritzPronunciation: (frits), [key]
1. Older Slang (sometimes offensive)
. a German, esp. a German soldier.
a male given name.
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