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Synonyms for sprinkleˈsprɪŋ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scattering, sprinkle, sprinkling(noun)

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

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

  2. sprinkle, sprinkling, sparge(verb)

    the act of sprinkling or splashing water

    scattering, sprinkle, aspersion, sparge, sprinkling

  3. scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse(verb)

    distribute loosely

    circularise, dissipate, spit, pass around, sprinkle, 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, splosh(verb)

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

    swash, slush, squish, squelch, spit, sprinkle, dot, splatter, plash, pitter-patter, scatter, spatter, sparge, patter, besprinkle, dust, disperse, slop, splash, splosh, slosh

  5. sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter(verb)

    rain gently

    swash, spit, sprinkle, 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, besprinkle(verb)

    scatter with liquid; wet lightly

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


  1. sprinkle(verb)

    To cause (a substance) to fall in fine drops (for a liquid substance) or small pieces (for a solid substance).


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sprinkle(v. a.)

    scatter, strew

  2. sprinkle(v. a.)

    bedew, besprinkle

  3. sprinkle(v. n.)

    rain (moderately)

Translations for sprinkle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • رشArabic
  • ruixar, arruixarCatalan, Valencian
  • pokropit, postříkatCzech
  • besprühen, Nieselregen, sprühenGerman
  • ρίχνωGreek
  • salpicar, rociar, espolvorearSpanish
  • sirote, sirotella, pirskottaa, tihkusade, ripotellaFinnish
  • asperger, saupoudrerFrench
  • crathScottish Gaelic
  • spargere, aspergere, CospargereItalian
  • 小雨, 播く, 蒔く, 振り掛け, 振り掛けるJapanese
  • ಚಿಮುಕು, ಪ್ರೋಕ್ಷಿಸು, ತಕ್ಕಳಿಸು, ಸಿಂಪಡಿಸುKannada
  • 뿌리다Korean
  • spargo, aspergo, asperget eoLatin
  • uwhiuwhiMāori
  • sprenkelenDutch
  • posypać, prysnąć, sypnąć, sprysnąćPolish
  • брызгать, прыскать, побрызгать, опрыскиватьRussian
  • தூவுவதற்குப்Tamil
  • చిలుకుTelugu
  • שפּריץ, שפּריצןYiddish

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