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dol·lop

 (dŏl′əp)
n.
1. A lump or portion of semisolid matter: a dollop of whipped cream.
2. A small quantity or splash of a liquid: a dollop of whiskey.
3. A modicum; a bit: not a dollop of truth to the story.

[Earlier tuft, clump; perhaps akin to Norwegian dolp, lump.]

dollop

(ˈdɒləp)
n
1. a semisolid lump
2. (Cookery) a large serving, esp of food
vb
(Cookery) (foll by: out) to serve out (food)
[C16: of unknown origin]

dol•lop

(ˈdɒl əp)

n.
1. a lump or blob of some substance.
2. a small amount: a dollop of cream.
v.t.
3. to dispense in dollops.
[1565–75]

Dollop

 a clump of grass or weed, 1573; a large quantity, 1812.

dollop


Past participle: dolloped
Gerund: dolloping

Imperative
dollop
dollop
Present
I dollop
you dollop
he/she/it dollops
we dollop
you dollop
they dollop
Preterite
I dolloped
you dolloped
he/she/it dolloped
we dolloped
you dolloped
they dolloped
Present Continuous
I am dolloping
you are dolloping
he/she/it is dolloping
we are dolloping
you are dolloping
they are dolloping
Present Perfect
I have dolloped
you have dolloped
he/she/it has dolloped
we have dolloped
you have dolloped
they have dolloped
Past Continuous
I was dolloping
you were dolloping
he/she/it was dolloping
we were dolloping
you were dolloping
they were dolloping
Past Perfect
I had dolloped
you had dolloped
he/she/it had dolloped
we had dolloped
you had dolloped
they had dolloped
Future
I will dollop
you will dollop
he/she/it will dollop
we will dollop
you will dollop
they will dollop
Future Perfect
I will have dolloped
you will have dolloped
he/she/it will have dolloped
we will have dolloped
you will have dolloped
they will have dolloped
Future Continuous
I will be dolloping
you will be dolloping
he/she/it will be dolloping
we will be dolloping
you will be dolloping
they will be dolloping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dolloping
you have been dolloping
he/she/it has been dolloping
we have been dolloping
you have been dolloping
they have been dolloping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dolloping
you will have been dolloping
he/she/it will have been dolloping
we will have been dolloping
you will have been dolloping
they will have been dolloping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dolloping
you had been dolloping
he/she/it had been dolloping
we had been dolloping
you had been dolloping
they had been dolloping
Conditional
I would dollop
you would dollop
he/she/it would dollop
we would dollop
you would dollop
they would dollop
Past Conditional
I would have dolloped
you would have dolloped
he/she/it would have dolloped
we would have dolloped
you would have dolloped
they would have dolloped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dollop - a small measure (usually of food)dollop - a small measure (usually of food)  
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

dollop

noun lump, blob, helping, serving, portion, scoop, gob a dollop of cream
Translations

dollop

[ˈdɒləp] N [of jam, ketchup etc] → pegote m

dollop

[ˈdɒləp] n
(= large spoonful) [cream, mayonnaise] → bonne cuillerée f
(fig) (= large amount) → bonne part f
large dollops of cash → de généreuses sommes en liquidedoll's house nmaison f de poupée

dollop

n (inf)Schlag m (inf)

dollop

[ˈdɒləp] n (of jam etc) → cucchiaiata
References in classic literature ?
One Holy Thursday of all days in the almanack, we was here as we mid be now, only there was no churning in hand, when we zid the girl's mother coming up to the door, wi' a great brass-mounted umbrella in her hand that would ha' felled an ox, and saying 'Do Jack Dollop work here?
He had a sense of hot sunshine upon sand, of the children of it least transiently opulent holiday makers in a circle round about him, of the whisper, "They are really gentlemen," and then dollop, dollop came the coppers in the hat.
Dollop, the landlady of the Tankard in Slaughter Lane.
Dollop became more and more convinced by her own asseveration, that Dr.
Creamy split pea curry - serves 4 Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, chopped 2 peppers (any colours will do), chopped 4 tbsp curry paste (we used jalfrezi) 2 tsp nigella or black onion seeds 200g/7oz yellow split peas 400g can chopped tomatoes 400g can light coconut milk Bunch coriander - stalks finely chopped, leaves roughly chopped 1 lime - zest and juice 150g coconut yogurt, plus dollop to serve Method 1.
So one Sunday afternoon, having bought an expensive pair of binoculars especially for the task, I carefully planted a large dollop of birdseed on a bird table in my garden in leafy Edgerton and waited for a crescendo of feathers and oldfashioned tweeting to descend.
ENJOY a dollop of guilt-free ketchup with a new 50% less sugar variety from Heinz.
THIS week's chosen look comes with a big dollop of 'don't try this at home', after all lavender locks and matching lipstick is not going to work for everyone.
Any sort of fruit with a dollop of this hazelnut chocolate delight is the bomb
Just as the pancake is ready, spread a dollop of lemon curd over the top, add a squirt of cream and fold the sides of the pancake over the top.
Dollop half of the mixture into the prepared pan, patting it with slightly dampened hands to cover the bottom of the pan.
Heat a frying pan and add some butter, then dollop in a large spoonful of the mixture.