noun \ˈdä-ləp\

: a small amount of soft food

: a usually small amount of something

Full Definition of DOLLOP

chiefly British :  an indefinite often large quantity especially of something liquid
:  a lump or glob of something soft or mushy <top it with a dollop of jam>
:  an amount given, spooned, or ladled out :  portion <hold out their mess tins for a dollop of gruel — Robert Craft>
:  a small lump, portion, or amount <want just a dollop of ketchup>
:  something added or served as if in dollops <a delicious dollop of gossip — Leon Harris>

Examples of DOLLOP

  1. My piece of pie was served with a dollop of whipped cream.
  2. A dollop of milk was left in the container.
  3. large dollops of wit and humor

Origin of DOLLOP

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1812

Rhymes with DOLLOP



Definition of DOLLOP

transitive verb
:  to serve or dispense in dollops

First Known Use of DOLLOP

circa 1860

Rhymes with DOLLOP


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