mizzle

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Related to mizzly: drizzly, mizzling, drizzled

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

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