Translation of "sprinkling" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsprɪŋ.kəl.ɪŋ/ us /ˈsprɪŋ.kəl.ɪŋ/

small pieces or drops of something that are dropped over a surface

unas gotas, un poco
Top each bowl with a generous sprinkling of fresh mint.
figurative The audience were mainly women with a sprinkling (= a small number) of earnest-looking men.
figurative Looking young for his 40 years, he has just a sprinkling (= a small number) of grey hairs at the temples.

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