skin·​kle | \ ˈskiŋkəl \

Definition of skinkle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish


transitive verb
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Definition of skinkle (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: to scatter piecemeal : sprinkle

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History and Etymology for skinkle

Intransitive verb

perhaps blend of skimmer entry 2 and twinkle

Transitive verb

perhaps from skink entry 1 + -le

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“Skinkle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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