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English definition of “sprinkle”

sprinkle

verb [T]     /ˈsprɪŋ.kl̩/
C2 to drop a few pieces or drops of something over a surface: Sprinkle a few herbs on the pizza./Sprinkle the pizza with a few herbs.figurative The speech was liberally sprinkled with (= contained many) jokes about the incident.Spreading and scattering
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