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  Definition of sprinkle
  1. the act of sprinkling or splashing water; "baptized with a sprinkling of holy water"; "a sparge of warm water over the malt"
  2. a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
  3. scatter with liquid; wet lightly; "Sprinkle the lawn"
  4. cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force; "She splashed the water around her"
  5. distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
  6. rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
Similar Words: sprinkling, sparge, scattering, besprinkle, splash, splosh, scatter, dot, dust, disperse, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter

 

Hyponyms: salt, drizzle, moisten, spray, spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash, bespangle, aerosolize, aerosolise

 

Derivational Morphology: sparge, besprinkle, splash, splosh, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter, sprinkling, sprinkler, splashing, spattering, splattering, plash, dust, scattering, scatter, strewing, spread

 

 
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