A small thinly distributed amount of something: a sprinkling of gray in his hair
More example sentences
- 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