sprinkling

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noun sprin·kling \ˈspriŋ-kliŋ\

Definition of sprinkling

  1. 1 :  a limited quantity or amount :  modicum

  2. 2 :  a small quantity falling in scattered drops or particles

  3. 3 :  a small number distributed at random :  scattering

Examples of sprinkling in a sentence

  1. <a sprinkling of fans showed up at the airport>

  2. <just a sprinkling of experience with the computer program>

1594

First Known Use of sprinkling

1594


SPRINKLING Defined for English Language Learners

sprinkling

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noun sprin·kling \ˈspriŋ-kliŋ\

Definition of sprinkling for English Language Learners

  • : a small amount that is sprinkled on something


SPRINKLING Defined for Kids

sprinkling

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noun sprin·kling \ˈspriŋ-kliŋ\

Definition of sprinkling for Students

  1. :  a very small number or amount <a sprinkling of sugar>



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