oversprinkle

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ sprinkle

VerbEdit

oversprinkle (third-person singular simple present oversprinkles, present participle oversprinkling, simple past and past participle oversprinkled)

  1. (transitive) To sprinkle over.
  2. (transitive, nonce word) To be sprinkled over (something).
    While the stars that oversprinkle / All the heavens seem to twinkle / With a crystalline delightThe Bells, Edgar Allan Poe.
Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 00:34