Definition of sprinkling in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspriNGk(ə)liNG/


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

Words that rhyme with sprinkling

inkling, tinkling

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Syllabification: sprin·kling

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