verb (used with object), in·ter·spersed, in·ter·spers·ing.
- interspinal muscle,
- interspinal plane,
Origin of intersperse
Examples from the Web for intersperse
Intersperse prayers with your exhortations, and thereby call down fire from heaven, even the fire of the Holy Ghost.
If you have, commit half-a-dozen texts to memory, and intersperse them judiciously through your conversation.The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain|William Carleton
That a grave historian should intersperse the innumerable trivialities of the Worthies may be only less shocking.A History of English Literature|George Saintsbury
Intersperse the pieces of chicken with layers of paste in square slices.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
They must lessen our faults, appear to excuse them, intersperse praises and evidence of love and esteem.Pascal's Penses|Blaise Pascal
Word Origin for intersperse
1560s, from Latin interspersus "strewn, scattered, sprinkled upon," past participle of *interspergere, from inter- "between" (see inter-) + spargere "to scatter" (see sparse). Related: Interspersed; interspersing.