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Synonyms for sprinkle
ˈsprɪŋ kəlsprin·kle

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sprinkleverb

    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.


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  1. scattering, sprinkle, sprinklingnoun

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

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

  2. sprinkle, sprinkling, spargeverb

    the act of sprinkling or splashing water

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

    scattering, aspersion, sparge, sprinkling

  3. scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperseverb

    distribute loosely

    "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

    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, sploshverb

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

    "She splashed the water around her"

    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-patterverb

    rain gently

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

    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, besprinkleverb

    scatter with liquid; wet lightly

    "Sprinkle the lawn"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. sprinkleverb

    scatter, strew

  2. sprinkleverb

    bedew, besprinkle

  3. sprinkleverb

    rain (moderately)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sprinkleverb

    scatter, strew, besprinkle, bedew, asperse

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  1. Kylie Ivanir:

    Sulforaphane extends the cellular lifespan and prevents neurodegeneration associated with the aging process. Sulforaphane can also be found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, but it is 10 times higher in broccoli sprouts, to get even more sulforaphane absorption, you can sprinkle some mustard powder on top.

  2. Antony Khoury:

    The sugar should be hot when poured or else it would harden when cold, you can also sprinkle sugar on top and torch it.

  3. Lee Mi-ji:

    I try to sprinkle cheese even on Korean food.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Translations for sprinkle

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  • رشArabic
  • ruixar, arruixarCatalan, Valencian
  • pokropit, postříkatCzech
  • besprühen, sprühen, NieselregenGerman
  • ρίχνωGreek
  • salpicar, espolvorear, rociarSpanish
  • sirotella, ripotella, sirote, tihkusade, pirskottaaFinnish
  • saupoudrer, aspergerFrench
  • crathScottish Gaelic
  • aspergere, spargere, CospargereItalian
  • 振り掛ける, 振り掛け, 蒔く, 播く, 小雨Japanese
  • ಪ್ರೋಕ್ಷಿಸು, ಸಿಂಪಡಿಸು, ಚಿಮುಕು, ತಕ್ಕಳಿಸುKannada
  • 뿌리다Korean
  • asperget eo, spargo, aspergoLatin
  • uwhiuwhiMāori
  • sprenkelenDutch
  • sypnąć, sprysnąć, prysnąć, posypaćPolish
  • побрызгать, брызгать, опрыскивать, прыскатьRussian
  • தூவுவதற்குப்Tamil
  • చిలుకుTelugu
  • שפּריצן, שפּריץYiddish

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