mizzle


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miz·zle 1

 (mĭz′əl)
intr.v. miz·zled, miz·zling, miz·zles
To rain in fine, mistlike droplets; drizzle.
n.
A mistlike rain; a drizzle.

[Middle English misellen; probably akin to Dutch dialectal mieselen; see meigh- in Indo-European roots.]

miz′zly adv.

miz·zle 2

 (mĭz′əl)
intr.v. miz·zled, miz·zling, miz·zles Chiefly British Slang
To make a sudden departure.

[Origin unknown.]

mizzle

(ˈmɪzəl)
vb, n
(Physical Geography) a dialect word for drizzle
[C15: perhaps from Low German miseln to drizzle; compare Dutch dialect miezelen to drizzle]
ˈmizzly adj

mizzle

(ˈmɪzəl)
vb
(intr) slang Brit to decamp
[C18: of unknown origin]

miz•zle

(ˈmɪz əl)

v. -zled, -zling,
n. v.i.
1. to rain in fine drops; drizzle; mist.
n.
2. a misty drizzle.
[1475–85; c. dial. Dutch mizzelen, Low German miseln to drizzle; akin to Middle Dutch misel mist, dew; see -le]
miz′zly, adj.

mizzle


Past participle: mizzled
Gerund: mizzling

Imperative
mizzle
mizzle
Present
I mizzle
you mizzle
he/she/it mizzles
we mizzle
you mizzle
they mizzle
Preterite
I mizzled
you mizzled
he/she/it mizzled
we mizzled
you mizzled
they mizzled
Present Continuous
I am mizzling
you are mizzling
he/she/it is mizzling
we are mizzling
you are mizzling
they are mizzling
Present Perfect
I have mizzled
you have mizzled
he/she/it has mizzled
we have mizzled
you have mizzled
they have mizzled
Past Continuous
I was mizzling
you were mizzling
he/she/it was mizzling
we were mizzling
you were mizzling
they were mizzling
Past Perfect
I had mizzled
you had mizzled
he/she/it had mizzled
we had mizzled
you had mizzled
they had mizzled
Future
I will mizzle
you will mizzle
he/she/it will mizzle
we will mizzle
you will mizzle
they will mizzle
Future Perfect
I will have mizzled
you will have mizzled
he/she/it will have mizzled
we will have mizzled
you will have mizzled
they will have mizzled
Future Continuous
I will be mizzling
you will be mizzling
he/she/it will be mizzling
we will be mizzling
you will be mizzling
they will be mizzling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mizzling
you have been mizzling
he/she/it has been mizzling
we have been mizzling
you have been mizzling
they have been mizzling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mizzling
you will have been mizzling
he/she/it will have been mizzling
we will have been mizzling
you will have been mizzling
they will have been mizzling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mizzling
you had been mizzling
he/she/it had been mizzling
we had been mizzling
you had been mizzling
they had been mizzling
Conditional
I would mizzle
you would mizzle
he/she/it would mizzle
we would mizzle
you would mizzle
they would mizzle
Past Conditional
I would have mizzled
you would have mizzled
he/she/it would have mizzled
we would have mizzled
you would have mizzled
they would have mizzled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mizzle - very light rainmizzle - very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
rain, rainfall - water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Verb1.mizzle - 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"
Translations
pioggerellapioggerellina

mizzle

[ˈmɪzl] (also dial) VIlloviznar
References in classic literature ?
Now you may mizzle, jemmy (as we say at Court), and if Mr.
Chizzle, Mizzle, or otherwise was particularly engaged and had appointments until dinner, may have got an extra moral twist and shuffle into themselves out of Jarndyce and Jarndyce.
On a good day, Glencoe's Spring Run is as gorgeous as any of Europe's top pistes but when the clag and mizzle set in it can be seriously grim.
It has its mossy war memorial and bonny park like any other, its people chatting on corners and laughing through the mizzle.
Amazingly, despite the enormous queues that had started midmorning and snaked seemingly halfway back to Oxford Road station, fans who held their nerve in the trademark Manchester mizzle were able to buy tickets on the door right up until the start of the show.
On soft days in the west of Ireland the rain is more mizzle than drizzle, making you wet by association.
That Gene Robinson becoming America's first openly gay bishop ruffled religious feathers is an understatement akin to saying Noah knocked up his ark in anticipation of some light mizzle.