Definition of dollop in English:

dollop

Syllabification: dol·lop
Pronunciation: /ˈdäləp
 
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noun

informal
  • A shapeless mass or blob of something, especially soft food: great dollops of cream figurative a dollop of romance here and there
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    • It's been a good weekend - although most of the group seem to have developed a dollop of food poisoning, which is never good.
    • From tacos to quesadillas and beyond, a growing number of consumers have taken to plopping a dollop of the creamy white stuff on their food before digging in.
    • Mix a large dollop of yogurt with a small dollop of mayo.
    Synonyms
    blob, gobbet, lump, ball
    informal glob

verb (dollops, dolloping, dolloped)

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  • Add (a shapeless mass or blob of something) casually and without measuring: Chekov stopped him from dolloping sugar into his coffee
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    • Home-made jam is great to give as a present - even better to keep, to be dolloped liberally on to scones and toast or spread thickly into a plain sponge cake.
    • It can be dolloped on top of the chicken for flavour, or put on some accompanying noodles, rice or potatoes.
    • In fact, the batter is rich and thick enough to be dolloped onto the waffle iron with an ice cream scoop.

Origin

late 16th century (denoting a clump of grass or weeds in a field): perhaps of Scandinavian origin and related to Norwegian dialect dolp 'lump'.

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