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  • adj. Light, tending to sprinkle or fall down softly.
  • adj. Characterised by sprinkles or sprinkling.
  • adj. Subject to being sprinkled on.
  • adj. Haphazardly and incompletely distributed.
  • adj. Resembling having been sprinkled with something.
  • adj. Resembling sprinkles.


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  • Obviously, they have plenty of sprinkly things they can use.

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  • Dressed in a stylish pair of jeans, a cable-knit sweater, and down vest, she was holding a Tupperware container filled with sprinkly cupcakes.

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  • Just wondering, what exactly is on the sprinkly, ribbony cake behind the passed out pink elephant?

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  • But I'm with jill b on the waist line - especially since just looking at that dress makes me want to eat cupcakes with sprinkles on them, out of sheer sprinkly joy.

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  • I not only use it in my salsa but now I add it to my stir-fry, sprinkly some on huevos rancheros, drop it into my albondigas soup, etc.

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  • After 20 minutes of the cooking, sprinkly the rasisns or currants and pine nuts over the chicken.

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  • I came back with a dozen hot fresh doughnuts and a dozen of the specialty doughnuts ... jelly filled, creme filled, eclairs, sprinkly doughnuts ... you get the gist.

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  • I paced myself and took a delicate bite of the sprinkly frosting.

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  • One which I have yet to try is the gland, another variation on the choux pastry theme, but this time with rather vivid green icing and chocolate sprinkly bits on top.

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  • The day itself in New Orleans was overcast, gray and sprinkly, but we managed to do most of the things I love I bought four pounds of hot crawfish, visited the place on Foucher Street where we used to live, and most importantly, recreated the picture at Audubon Park that Bud, Chip and Jon and I started in 1987:

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