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sprinkle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sprinkle

  1. 1 a light or fine rain <decided it was not worth carrying an umbrella for just a sprinkle> Synonyms mist, mizzle, drizzleRelated Words precipitation, rainfall, showerNear Antonyms cloudburst, deluge, downpour, storm; rainstorm, thunderstorm; monsoon

  2. 2 a small number <received only a sprinkle of suggestions for the name of the school mascot> Synonyms couple, handful, scatter, scattering, smatter, smattering, few, sprinklingRelated Words minority; atom, crumb, fragment, grain, iota, jot, modicum, molecule, particle, scrap, shred, tittle, whitNear Antonyms majority, most; abundance, excess, plenty, surplus; deal, gobs, heap, lot, mass, much, peck, pile, plenitude, plenty, pot, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, slather, slew, stack, wad, wealthAntonyms army, crowd, flock, gazillion, horde, host, jillion, kazillion, legion, loads, many, mountain, multitude, oodles, scads, thousands, zillion




sprinkle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sprinkle

  1. 1 to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on <sprinkle the newly seeded lawn with water> Synonyms bestrew, dot, pepper, sow, spot, spray, scatter, strewRelated Words blanket, drizzle, dust; stud; dapple, fleck, speckle, stipple; bespatter, spatter

  2. 2 to mark with small spots especially unevenly <sprinkled the cake with bits of coconut> Synonyms blotch, dapple, dot, fleck, freckle, marble, mottle, pepper, shoot, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, stippleRelated Words blot, dye, stain; band, bar, streak, stripe; intersperse, set, stud; bespatter, spatter





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