Meaning of “sprinkle” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ˈsprɪŋkl/

to gently drop small pieces of something over a surface:

Sprinkle the cake with sugar before serving.
sprinkling noun [ no plural ]

a small amount of a powder or liquid that has been sprinkled on a surface:

a sprinkling of pepper/snow

(Definition of “sprinkle” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)