: to place something at intervals in or among <intersperse a book with pictures>
: to insert at intervals among other things <interspersing drawings throughout the text>
— in·ter·sper·sion \-ˈspər-zhən, -shən\ noun
Examples of INTERSPERSE
- You should intersperse these pictures evenly throughout the book.
- Some seagulls were interspersed among the ducks.
Origin of INTERSPERSE
interspersed, from inter-
past participle of spargere
to scatter — more at spark
First Known Use: 1566
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