Simple Definition of intersperse
: to put (something) at different places among other things
: to put things at different places within (something)
Examples of intersperse
You should intersperse these pictures evenly throughout the book.
Some seagulls were interspersed among the ducks.
Origin of intersperse
Latin interspersus interspersed, from inter- + sparsus, past participle of spargere to scatter — more at spark
First Known Use: 1566
INTERSPERSE Defined for Kids
Definition of intersperse
1 : to put (something) here and there among other things <The publisher interspersed pictures throughout the book.>
2 : to put things at various places in or among <Sunshine was interspersed with clouds.>
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