Simple Definition of dollop
: a small amount of soft food
: a usually small amount of something
Full Definition of dollop
1 chiefly British : an indefinite often large quantity especially of something liquid
2 : a lump or glob of something soft or mushy <top it with a dollop of jam>
3 : an amount given, spooned, or ladled out : portion <hold out their mess tins for a dollop of gruel — Robert Craft>
4 : a small lump, portion, or amount <want just a dollop of ketchup>
5 : something added or served as if in dollops <a delicious dollop of gossip — Leon Harris>
Examples of dollop
My piece of pie was served with a dollop of whipped cream.
A dollop of milk was left in the container.
large dollops of wit and humor
Origin of dollop
First Known Use: circa 1812
Definition of dollop
: to serve or dispense in dollops
First Known Use of dollop
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