Definition of dollop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɒləp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːləp//
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  1. 1a lump of soft food, often dropped from a spoon a dollop of whipped cream
  2. 2an amount of something A dollop of romance now and then is good for everybody.
  3. Word Originlate 16th cent. (denoting a clump of grass or weeds in a field): perhaps of Scandinavian origin and related to Norwegian dialect dolp ‘lump’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dollop