Synonyms for sprinkling

Synonyms for (noun) sprinkling

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: aspersion, sprinkling

Definition: the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare)

Similar words: baptism

Definition: a Christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth

Usage: most churches baptize infants but some insist on adult baptism


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: sprinkling, scattering

Definition: a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly

Usage: the first scatterings of green; a sprinkling of grey at his temples

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude