What does the word sprinkle mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sprinkler.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

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

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A sprinkling hence, a small quantity.

Usage examples for sprinkle

  1. Sprinkle it in slowly, and stir in order to prevent lumps. – Camp and Trail by 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 by A. A. Crozier
  3. Never sprinkle the plants a little in dry weather. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe