oversprinkle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ sprinkle

Verb[edit]

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.