dollop
[ dol-uhp ]
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Part of Speechnoun, verbOrigin + Etymology
perhaps of Scandinavian origin and related to Norwegian dialect dolp ‘lump’
Synonyms
noun
blobgoblumpportionbit
verb
portionserve
Antonyms
noun
whole
verb
overflow
Definition
nouna small quantity
verbto dispense in dollops
Examples
nounShe added a dollop of sour cream to her baked potato.
verbAs the last step, the chef went to dollop the whipped cream over the desserts.
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