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driz·zle

 (drĭz′əl)
v. driz·zled, driz·zling, driz·zles
v.intr.
To rain gently in fine, mistlike drops.
v.tr.
1. To let fall in fine drops or particles: drizzled melted butter over the asparagus.
2. To moisten with fine drops: drizzled the asparagus with melted butter.
n.
A fine, gentle, misty rain.

[Perhaps from Middle English drisning, fall of dew, from Old English -drysnian (in gedrysnian, to pass away, vanish); see dhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

driz′zly adj.

drizzle

(ˈdrɪzəl)
n
(Physical Geography) very light rain, specifically consisting of droplets less than 0.5 mm in diameter
vb
1. (Physical Geography) (intr) to rain lightly
2. (tr) to moisten with tiny droplets
[Old English drēosan to fall; related to Old Saxon driosan, Gothic driusan, Norwegian drjōsa]
ˈdrizzly adj

driz•zle

(ˈdrɪz əl)

v. -zled, -zling,
n. v.i.
1. to rain gently and steadily in fine drops; sprinkle.
2. to fall in fine drops.
v.t.
3. to let fall or pour in fine drops or a fine stream.
4. to cover with or as if with fine drops.
n.
5. a very light rain.
6. Meteorol. precipitation consisting of numerous, minute droplets of water less than 1/50 in. (0.5 mm) in diameter.
[1535–45; perhaps back formation from dryseling, dissimilated variant of Middle English drysning fall (of dew)]
driz′zling•ly, adv.
driz′zly, adj.

drizzle


Past participle: drizzled
Gerund: drizzling

Imperative
drizzle
drizzle
Present
I drizzle
you drizzle
he/she/it drizzles
we drizzle
you drizzle
they drizzle
Preterite
I drizzled
you drizzled
he/she/it drizzled
we drizzled
you drizzled
they drizzled
Present Continuous
I am drizzling
you are drizzling
he/she/it is drizzling
we are drizzling
you are drizzling
they are drizzling
Present Perfect
I have drizzled
you have drizzled
he/she/it has drizzled
we have drizzled
you have drizzled
they have drizzled
Past Continuous
I was drizzling
you were drizzling
he/she/it was drizzling
we were drizzling
you were drizzling
they were drizzling
Past Perfect
I had drizzled
you had drizzled
he/she/it had drizzled
we had drizzled
you had drizzled
they had drizzled
Future
I will drizzle
you will drizzle
he/she/it will drizzle
we will drizzle
you will drizzle
they will drizzle
Future Perfect
I will have drizzled
you will have drizzled
he/she/it will have drizzled
we will have drizzled
you will have drizzled
they will have drizzled
Future Continuous
I will be drizzling
you will be drizzling
he/she/it will be drizzling
we will be drizzling
you will be drizzling
they will be drizzling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been drizzling
you have been drizzling
he/she/it has been drizzling
we have been drizzling
you have been drizzling
they have been drizzling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been drizzling
you will have been drizzling
he/she/it will have been drizzling
we will have been drizzling
you will have been drizzling
they will have been drizzling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been drizzling
you had been drizzling
he/she/it had been drizzling
we had been drizzling
you had been drizzling
they had been drizzling
Conditional
I would drizzle
you would drizzle
he/she/it would drizzle
we would drizzle
you would drizzle
they would drizzle
Past Conditional
I would have drizzled
you would have drizzled
he/she/it would have drizzled
we would have drizzled
you would have drizzled
they would have drizzled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drizzle - very light raindrizzle - very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
rain, rainfall - water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Verb1.drizzle - rain lightly; "When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant"
rain, rain down - precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
2.drizzle - moisten with fine dropsdrizzle - moisten with fine drops; "drizzle the meat with melted butter"
splash, sprinkle, splosh - cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force; "She splashed the water around her"

drizzle

noun
1. fine rain, spray, Scotch mist, mizzle, smir (Scot.) The drizzle had stopped and the sun was breaking through.
verb
1. rain, shower, spit, spray, sprinkle, mizzle (dialect), spot or spit with rain It was starting to drizzle.
2. trickle, pour, dribble, splash, drip, sprinkle Drizzle the remaining dressing over the duck.
Translations
تُمْطِرُ رَذاذارَذاذرَذاذ، مَطَر خَفيف
mrholenímrholitmžení
støvregnstøvregne
tihkusadetihkuttaatihuttaalorottaasataa tihkua
kišica
szitálszitálásszitáló esõszemerkélszemerkélés
úðiúîaúîarigning
霧雨
이슬비
dulksnadulksnotilynotismulkus lietus
smalks lietussmidzināt
mżawkasikać
mrholeniemrholiť
pršecpršeti
duggregn
ฝนตกปรอยๆ
çiselemekçiseltiçisentiahmakıslatançiseleme
mưa phùn

drizzle

[ˈdrɪzl]
A. Nllovizna f, garúa f (LAm)
B. VIlloviznar

drizzle

[ˈdrɪzəl]
nbruine f, crachin m
vibruiner
it is drizzling → il bruine

drizzle

nNieselregen m, → Sprühregen m
vinieseln
vt (pour over) → träufeln; drizzle oil over the saladÖl auf den Salat träufeln

drizzle

[ˈdrɪzl]
2. vipiovigginare

drizzle

(ˈdrizl) verb
(only with it as subject) to rain in small drops.
noun
fine, light rain.

drizzle

رَذاذ mrholení støvregn Nieselregen ψιλοβρόχι llovizna tihkusade bruine kišica pioggerella 霧雨 이슬비 motregen duskregn mżawka chuvisco, garoa мелкий дождь duggregn ฝนตกปรอยๆ çisenti mưa phùn 毛毛雨
References in classic literature ?
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It just drizzled a bit, but I don't think it dampened people's spirits too much.
The salad mixture of greens, tomatoes, celery and blue cheese crumbles is tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette (which we whipped up in a mini-food processor in a jiffy), then topped with chicken strips and drizzled with store-bought Frank's Buffalo Wing sauce (the restaurant concocts their own mixture) and a blue cheese dressing made with mayo or sour cream, a little buttermilk and vinegar, and more blue cheese.
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