verb (used with object)
Origin of dollop
Examples from the Web for dollop
Dessert is a slice of melt-in-your-mouth treacle tart with a dollop of perfectly tart clotted cream.
And, of course, the whole shebang can be topped with a dollop of hot cheese.
He embraced it, like the nickname “Killer,” and he fed the rage with drugs as required: Every audience demanded its dollop.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To explain this ghostly occurrence, we get a dollop of gossip concerning the recent death of a hated bishop.The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov|Benjamin Lytal|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It will require an all-hands-on-deck effort combining hard work, political savvy, and even a dollop of good luck.
Such a phrase as this might be heard: "What a dollop of fat you have given me!"
But before Brother Copas could withdraw the plate a dollop of meat had been dumped upon it.Brother Copas|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Spike this succulent Sea Rabbit with horseradish or a dollop of sherry, for a change.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
Then the bows lifted to the first swell, and a dollop of spray flew over them, and rattled against the bridge-screens.Pincher Martin, O.D.|H. Taprell Dorling
A certain weight of jute, termed a “dollop,” is laid upon the feed cloth for each revolution of the latter.
British Dictionary definitions for dollop
Word Origin for dollop
Word Origin and History for dollop
1570s, from East Anglian dialectal dallop "patch, tuft or clump of grass," of uncertain origin. Modern sense of "a lump or glob" is 1812. As a verb, from 1825.