Definition of sprinkling in English:


Line breaks: sprink|ling
Pronunciation: /ˈsprɪŋklɪŋ


  • A small thinly distributed amount of something: a sprinkling of grey in his hair
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    • Normally one would expect a journalist to display a certain amount of tact and diplomacy, touched with a sprinkling of humour and objectivity.
    • The Rocky Mountains in the west of the State are brown and arid during the summer months with sprinklings of coniferous trees on their parched slopes.
    • There are sprinklings of yellow and white from buttercups and clover, and dock weeds tower above the lot.
    scattering, sprinkle, scatter, dusting; pinch, dash

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