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sprin·kle

 (sprĭng′kəl)
v. sprin·kled, sprin·kling, sprin·kles
v.tr.
1. To scatter in drops or particles: sprinkled sugar on the cereal.
2. To scatter drops or particles on: sprinkled the buns with flour.
3. To intersperse with something as if by scattering: sprinkled his speech with quotations.
4. To distribute or intersperse at random: sprinkled jokes throughout the speech.
v.intr.
1. To scatter something in drops or particles.
2. To fall or rain in small or infrequent drops.
n.
1. The act of sprinkling.
2. A light rainfall.
3. A small amount; a sprinkling.
4. sprinkles Small particles of candy sprinkled on ice cream as a topping.

[Middle English sprenklen, perhaps of Middle Dutch or Middle Low German origin.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sprinkles - bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice creamsprinkles - bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice cream
chocolate candy - candy made with chocolate
References in classic literature ?
When Sunday came, and it was time for the girl to start, a feeling of dread came over her which she could not explain, and that she might be able to find her path again, she filled her pockets with peas and lentils to sprinkle on the ground as she went along.
Now," said the Fox, "go to that near-by brook, bring back a pail full of water, and sprinkle it over the spot.
I had but to make the sign of the cross, sprinkle some holy water upon them, and call them by their sweet secret names, and the whole rout had been off to the woods, with mad gambol and song, before the eyes of the astonished farmer.
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Turn it over and decorate your cupcakes with the rainbow that with the rainbow that sprinkles from its rump.
Regarding your problem adding sprinkles onto your Twinkle Chocolate Cake last week, try putting a long piece of cling film on the kitchen surface and then scatter the sprinkles in a row the same depth as the cake.
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