dollop
[ dol-uhp ]
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Part of Speech verb, noun
Origin + Etymology
perhaps of Scandinavian origin and related to Norwegian dialect dolp ‘lump’
Synonyms
verb
  • portion
  • serve
noun
  • blob
  • gob
  • lump
  • portion
  • bit
Antonyms
verb
  • overflow
noun
  • whole
Definition
verb
to dispense in dollops
noun
a small quantity
Examples
verb
As the last step, the chef went to dollop the whipped cream over the desserts.
noun
She added a dollop of sour cream to her baked potato.
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