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English definition of “sprinkle”

sprinkle

verb [I/T]  /ˈsprɪŋ·kəl/ us  
to scatter a few drops or small pieces of something: [T] Sprinkle cheese on the pizza. Someone who says that it is sprinkling means it is raining lightly.

sprinkle

noun [C]  /ˈsprɪŋ·kəl/ (also sprinkling,  /ˈsprɪŋ·klɪŋ/) us  
a light rain: We might get a sprinkle today.
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