Synonyms for sprinkle

Synonyms for (noun) sprinkle

Synonyms: sprinkle, sprinkling, sparge

Definition: the act of sprinkling or splashing water

Usage: baptized with a sprinkling of holy water; a sparge of warm water over the malt

Similar words: watering

Definition: wetting with water

Usage: the lawn needs a great deal of watering


Synonyms: sprinkle, sprinkling, scattering

Definition: a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby

Similar words: rain shower, shower

Definition: a brief period of precipitation

Usage: the game was interrupted by a brief shower

Synonyms for (verb) sprinkle

Synonyms: besprinkle, sprinkle, sparge

Definition: scatter with liquid; wet lightly

Usage: Sprinkle the lawn

Similar words: wet

Definition: cause to become wet

Usage: Wet your face


Synonyms: splash, splosh, sprinkle

Definition: cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force

Usage: She splashed the water around her

Similar words: dot, dust, disperse, sprinkle, scatter

Definition: distribute loosely

Usage: He scattered gun powder under the wagon


Synonyms: dot, dust, disperse, sprinkle, scatter

Definition: distribute loosely

Usage: He scattered gun powder under the wagon

Similar words: discharge

Definition: pour forth or release

Usage: discharge liquids


Synonyms: spit, sprinkle, spatter, pitter-patter, patter

Definition: rain gently

Usage: It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick

Similar words: rain, rain down

Definition: precipitate as rain

Usage: If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding