Dollop

Updated: Dec 8, 2020

Pronunciation: [ dol-uhp ]


Definition: noun; verb

1: a small quantity

2: to dispense in dollops

Origin: Late 16th century; Norwegian


Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin and related to Norwegian dialect dolp ‘lump’

Usage:

Synonyms:

1:

  • blob

  • gob

  • lump

  • portion

  • bit

2:

  • portion

  • serve

Antonyms:

1:

  • whole

2:

  • overflow

Example:

1: She added a dollop of sour cream to her baked potato.

2: As the last step, the chef went to dollop the whipped cream over the desserts.

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