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Synonyms for sprinkle
ˈsprɪŋ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scattering, sprinkle, sprinkling(noun)

    a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby

    Synonyms:
    scattering, sprinkling, strewing, dispersion, sparge, aspersion, scatter

  2. sprinkle, sprinkling, sparge(verb)

    the act of sprinkling or splashing water

    "baptized with a sprinkling of holy water"; "a sparge of warm water over the malt"

    Synonyms:
    scattering, aspersion, sparge, sprinkling

  3. scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse(verb)

    distribute loosely

    "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

    Synonyms:
    circularise, dissipate, spit, pass around, spread, dot, spread out, diffuse, broadcast, disseminate, constellate, sparge, propagate, scatter, pitter-patter, splosh, circularize, break up, patter, dust, spatter, dispel, circulate, disperse, stud, splash, distribute, besprinkle

  4. sprinkle, splash, splosh(verb)

    cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force

    "She splashed the water around her"

    Synonyms:
    swash, slush, squish, squelch, spit, dot, splatter, plash, pitter-patter, scatter, spatter, sparge, patter, besprinkle, dust, disperse, slop, splash, splosh, slosh

  5. sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter(verb)

    rain gently

    "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"

    Synonyms:
    swash, spit, dot, skewer, spit out, ptyalize, spue, plash, spatter, pitter-patter, scatter, ptyalise, sparge, patter, besprinkle, dust, spew, bespatter, disperse, splash, splosh, splatter

  6. sprinkle, sparge, besprinkle(verb)

    scatter with liquid; wet lightly

    "Sprinkle the lawn"

    Synonyms:
    spatter, patter, pitter-patter, splash, dust, disperse, splosh, dot, besprinkle, sparge, scatter, spit

Wiktionary

  1. sprinkle(verb)

    To cause (a substance) to fall in fine drops (for a liquid substance) or small pieces (for a solid substance).

    The confectioner sprinkled icing sugar over the cakes.

    Synonyms:
    sprinkling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sprinkle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    scatter, strew

  2. sprinkle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bedew, besprinkle

  3. sprinkle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rain (moderately)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sprinkle(v)

    Synonyms:
    scatter, strew, besprinkle, bedew, asperse

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How to say sprinkle in sign language?

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How to use sprinkle in a sentence?

  1. Katherine Zeratsky:

    If you really love the taste of salt, instead of cooking with it, sprinkle a little bit on your food before eating it, it gives that same salty taste without being buried in the food.

  2. Lee Mi-ji:

    I try to sprinkle cheese even on Korean food.

  3. Robert M. Hensel:

    A positive attitude, can turn a storm into a sprinkle.

  4. Abid Qaiyum Suleri:

    The government should introduce water-efficient seed varieties in water-stressed areas and train farmers on using drip irrigation and sprinkle irrigation to save the scarce resource.

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Translations for sprinkle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • رشArabic
  • ruixar, arruixarCatalan, Valencian
  • pokropit, postříkatCzech
  • besprühen, Nieselregen, sprühenGerman
  • ρίχνωGreek
  • salpicar, rociar, espolvorearSpanish
  • sirote, sirotella, pirskottaa, tihkusade, ripotellaFinnish
  • asperger, saupoudrerFrench
  • crathScottish Gaelic
  • spargere, aspergere, CospargereItalian
  • 小雨, 播く, 蒔く, 振り掛け, 振り掛けるJapanese
  • ಚಿಮುಕು, ಪ್ರೋಕ್ಷಿಸು, ತಕ್ಕಳಿಸು, ಸಿಂಪಡಿಸುKannada
  • 뿌리다Korean
  • spargo, aspergo, asperget eoLatin
  • uwhiuwhiMāori
  • sprenkelenDutch
  • posypać, prysnąć, sypnąć, sprysnąćPolish
  • брызгать, прыскать, побрызгать, опрыскиватьRussian
  • தூவுவதற்குப்Tamil
  • చిలుకుTelugu
  • שפּריץ, שפּריצןYiddish

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