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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋsprIŋkL 〕


〔 ˊspriŋkl 〕

Overview of noun sprinkle

The noun sprinkle has 2 senses

  • scattering, sprinkle, sprinkling -- (a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby)

  • sprinkle, sprinkling, sparge -- (the act of sprinkling or splashing water; "baptized with a sprinkling of holy water"; "a sparge of warm water over the malt")

Overview of verb sprinkle

The verb sprinkle has 4 senses

  • scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse -- (distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon")

  • sprinkle, splash, splosh -- (cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force; "She splashed the water around her")

  • sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter -- (rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick")

  • sprinkle, sparge, besprinkle -- (scatter with liquid; wet lightly; "Sprinkle the lawn")