What does the name Sprinkles mean?

The surname Sprinkles was first found in various counties and shires throughout Britain but especially in Sussex and Kent. The name is a diminutive of “Spring,” as in a nickname for a “lively young man.” One of the first records of the name was William Pringett who was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Warwickshire in 1193.

What does sprinkle of rain mean?

1 : to scatter a liquid in fine drops. 2 : to rain lightly in scattered drops.

What do you call a sprinkle of rain?

A fall of rain, especially one that is light or brief. sprinkle. drizzle. mizzle. mist.

What are other names for sprinkles?


Rainbow sprinkles
Alternative names Hundreds and thousands (most common), jimmies, vermicelli, Dutch hagelslag, Indonesian meises
Type Confectionery
Variations Sanding sugar, crystal sugar, nonpareils, confetti, dragées
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Is sprinkles a girl or boy name?

Sprinkles – Girl’s name meaning, origin, and popularity | BabyCenter.

What is meant by drizzling rain?

: to rain in very small drops or very lightly : sprinkle.

Is raining and sprinkling the same thing?

Showers fall from puffy, towering Cumulo-nimbus clouds…and are very localized… unlike rain. A sprinkle is simply a popular term for a light shower… while a soaker is a slang term for a heavy shower.

What is similar meaning of sprinkle ‘?

splash, trickle, spray, shower, spritz. spatter. 2’sprinkle sesame seeds over the top’ scatter, strew.

What’s the difference between sprinkling and drizzling?

As verbs the difference between sprinkle and drizzle is that sprinkle is (lb) to cause (a substance) to fall in fine drops (for a liquid substance) or small pieces (for a solid substance) while drizzle is (ambitransitive) to rain lightly; to shed slowly in minute drops or particles.

What do British call sprinkles?

Sprinkles have many names in many countries. In England, they are called “hundreds and thousands.” In Holland, they go by hagelslag. By most accounts, sprinkles were invented by French bakers in the 18th Century and called nonpareils.

What do they call sprinkles in UK?

In England, sprinkles are known as “hundreds-and-thousands,” which, as an American who had never heard that term before, I found to be incredibly accurate.

What does drizzy mean in slang?

Drizzy: In the tradition of hip-hop nicknames, it means Drake. Origin: Drake’s Twitter handle. Everyday usage: “Do you think Drizzy and Rihanna will ever find a way to make it work?”