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

     

    sprinkle

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈsprɪŋkl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsprɪŋkl//
     
    [singular]
     
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  1. 1= sprinkling Add a sprinkle of cheese and serve.
  2. 2(especially North American English) light rain We’ve only had a few sprinkles (of rain) recently.
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: perhaps from Middle Dutch sprenkelen.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sprinkle

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