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sprinkling

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 a small number
  • a sprinkling of fans showed up at the airport

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sprinkling

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of sprinkling (Entry 2 of 3)

as in drizzling, spitting

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sprinkling

verb
present participle of sprinkle

Synonyms of sprinkling (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on
  • sprinkle the newly seeded lawn with water

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2 to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • sprinkled the cake with bits of coconut

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The first known use of sprinkling was in 1561

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“Sprinkling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sprinkling. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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