US: /ˈspɹɪŋkəɫ/
UK: /spɹˈɪŋkə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

sprinkle /'spriɳkl/
  • danh từ
    • sự rắc, sự rải
    • mưa rào nhỏ
      • a sprinkle of rain: vài hạt mưa lắc rắc
  • ngoại động từ
    • tưới, rải, rắc
      • to sprinkle a dish with pepper: rắc hạt tiêu vào món ăn
  • nội động từ
    • rắc, rải
    • rơi từng giọt, rơi lắc rắc; mưa lắc rắc

Advanced English dictionary

verb, noun
+ verb
1 [VN] ~ A on / onto / over B
~ B with A to throw small pieces of sth or drops of a liquid on sth: She sprinkled sugar over the strawberries. + She sprinkled the strawberries with sugar. + Sprinkle chocolate on top of the cake. + The sheets and pillows were sprinkled with lavender water.
2 [VN] [usually passive] ~ sth with sth to include a few of sth in sth else: His poems are sprinkled with quotations from ancient Greek. + a black velvety sky sprinkled with stars
3 [V] (AmE) if it sprinkles, it rains lightly: It's only sprinkling. We can still go out.
+ noun [sing.]
1 = SPRINKLING: Add a sprinkle of cheese and serve.
2 (especially AmE) light rain: We've only had a few sprinkles (of rain) recently.(also sprinkle)
+ noun
a small amount or number of sth that is dropped, spread or included somewhere: Add a sprinkling of pepper. + There was a sprinkling of freckles on her cheeks. + Most were men, but there was also a sprinkling of young women.

Collocation dictionary


lightly | evenly


on, onto, over
Sprinkle sugar evenly over the top of the cake.
| with
Sprinkle the meat lightly with salt.

Concise English dictionary

+a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
+the act of sprinkling or splashing water
+distribute loosely
+cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
+rain gently
+scatter with liquid; wet lightly