Definition Of sprig

noun

a small stem bearing leaves or flowers, taken from a bush or plant.

a sprig of holly

decorate (pottery) with small, separately molded designs.

Example Of sprig

  • a sprig of holly

  • a sprig of the French nobility

  • a sprigged cotton dress

  • After the tree was done, she turned to the mantle, adding tinsel and pine sprigs to decorate the area around a few red candles.

  • And when it is cooked, the oil will form small spriggy islands with streams of wine and tomato.


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