drizzly(redirected from drizzlily)
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v. driz·zled, driz·zling, driz·zles
To rain gently in fine, mistlike drops.
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.
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.]