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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.drizzly - wet with light rain; "a sad drizzly day"; "a wet drippy day"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
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Translations

drizzly

[ˈdrɪzlɪ] ADJlloviznoso
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

drizzly

[ˈdrɪzəli] adj [weather] → de crachin; [afternoon] → de crachin
It was dull and drizzly → Il faisait gris et il y avait du crachin.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

drizzly

adj drizzly weatherNieselwetter nt; it’s drizzlyes nieselt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

drizzly

[ˈdrɪzlɪ] adjpiovigginoso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995