dollop

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Compare dialectal Norwegian dolp (lump).

Noun[edit]

dollop (plural dollops)

  1. a lump, scoop or considerable quantity of something.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

dollop (third-person singular simple present dollops, present participle dolloping, simple past and past participle dolloped)

  1. (transitive) To apply haphazardly in generous lumps or scoops.
    She dolloped a generous quantity of mustard on her hot dog.
  2. (intransitive) To drip in a viscous form
    • 2006, John Patrick, Secret Passions
      The guard bounced his cock up, and the cock-snot dolloped onto the floor. Without instruction, Mark lowered his head beneath the towering statue and licked the creamy blob of lubrication up.