Translation of "sprinkle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈsprɪŋ·kl/ us /ˈsprɪŋ·kəl/ present participle sprinkling, past tense and past participle sprinkled

to gently drop small pieces of something over a surface

espolvorear, rociar
Sprinkle the cake with sugar before serving.

(Translation of “sprinkle” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈspriŋkl/

to scatter something over something else in small drops or bits

He sprinkled salt over his food
He sprinkled the roses with water.
sprinkler noun

an apparatus for sprinkling eg water over a lawn.

sprinkling noun

a small amount or a few

cantidad reducida
There were mostly women at the meeting, but there was a sprinkling of men.

(Translation of “sprinkle” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)