verb (used with object), sprin·kled, sprin·kling.
verb (used without object), sprin·kled, sprin·kling.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sprinklein·ter·sprin·kle, verb (used with object), in·ter·sprin·kled, in·ter·sprin·kling.pre·sprin·kle, verb (used with object), pre·sprin·kled, pre·sprin·kling.re·sprin·kle, verb, re·sprin·kled, re·sprin·kling.un·sprin·kled, adjective
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Both days should stay dry, other than perhaps a stray sprinkle or shower.D.C.-area forecast: Showers by late afternoon or evening, then perhaps some snow showers Saturday|A. Camden Walker|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
There could also be a quick sprinkle or a flurry, especially to the south and southeast.PM Update: A flurry possible tonight, ahead of a sunnier Tuesday|Ian Livingston|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
A couple of morning sprinkles or showers are possible, but they’ll be brief if they appear.D.C.-area forecast: Showers today, with soaking rain tonight|A. Camden Walker, Jason Samenow|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
While it’s decidedly cooler than yesterday, we should stay dry through the bulk of the day, though an isolated shower or sprinkle is possible.D.C.-area forecast: Cloudy and cooler today with showers likely tonight; brighter with a gusty breeze tomorrow|Brian Jackson|November 22, 2020|Washington Post
A couple sprinkles can’t be ruled out as we go through the day, either.D.C.-area forecast: Mainly clear skies plus warmer temperatures today and tomorrow|A. Camden Walker|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Brush the pastry with egg wash and sprinkle with fleur de sel and pepper.
Pat the chicken dry with paper towels, place on a sheet pan, brush with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle on the flour and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
Some dried cranberries for tartness and a sprinkle of sea salt make these my all-time favorite cookies.Make These Barefoot Contessa Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies|Ina Garten|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Place one sheet of phyllo on the board, brush it with butter, and sprinkle it with ¾ teaspoon of bread crumbs.
Declare ye it not in Geth, weep ye not with tears: in the house of Dust sprinkle yourselves with dust.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Sprinkle with cowslips and willow leaves, insert in a pie-dish and cover with a thick paste of bulrushes and marsh grass.
They found new streams; the parching valleys began to sprinkle with green; they saw once more fields and trees and vineyards.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Sprinkle some fine lake sand over the glass, dampen the sand and rub the smooth edge of the iron band over the glass.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
I shall sprinkle them with lavender and lay them away in that dim chamber of the heart where we keep precious things.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin