• Sprinkling Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Hence, a moderate number or quantity distributed like drops.
  2. (n.) A small quantity falling in distinct drops or particles; as, a sprinkling of rain or snow.
  3. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sprinkle
  4. (n.) The act of one who, or that which, sprinkles.

Aspersion, Scattering, Sparge, Sprinkle,

• Sprinkle Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To scatter a liquid, or any fine substance, so that it may fall in particles.
  2. (n.) A utensil for sprinkling; a sprinkler.
  3. (n.) A small quantity scattered, or sparsely distributed; a sprinkling.
  4. (v. i.) To fly or be scattered in small drops or particles.
  5. (v. i.) To baptize by the application of a few drops, or a small quantity, of water; hence, to cleanse; to purify.
  6. (v. i.) To scatter on; to disperse something over in small drops or particles; to besprinkle; as, to sprinkle the earth with water; to sprinkle a floor with sand.
  7. (v. i.) To rain moderately, or with scattered drops falling now and then; as, it sprinkles.
  8. (v. i.) To scatter in small drops or particles, as water, seed, etc.

Besprinkle, Disperse, Dot, Dust, Patter, Pitter-patter, Scatter, Scattering, Sparge, Spatter, Spit, Splash, Sprinkling,