Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To scatter in drops or small particles; rain in scattering drops.

Part of speech: noun

A sprinkling hence, a small quantity.

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Usage examples "sprinkle":

  1. Sprinkle it in slowly, and stir in order to prevent lumps. - "Camp and Trail", Stewart Edward White.
  2. If it makes its appearance, water thoroughly, but not too often, and sprinkle dry sand over the seed- bed among the plants. - "The Cauliflower", A. A. Crozier.
  3. Never sprinkle the plants a little in dry weather. - "Success With Small Fruits", E. P. Roe.