- drizzle ► NOUN ▪ light rain falling in very fine drops.► VERB 1) (it drizzles, it is drizzling, etc.) rain lightly. 2) Cookery pour a thin stream of (a liquid ingredient) over a dish.DERIVATIVES drizzly adjective.ORIGIN probably from an Old English word meaning «to fall».
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Drizzly — Driz zly, a. Characterized by small rain, or snow; moist and disagreeable. Winter s drizzly reign. Dryden. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
drizzly — [[t]drɪ̱zəli[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ When the weather is drizzly, the sky is dull and grey and it rains steadily but not very hard. ...a dull, drizzly afternoon... It was dull and slightly drizzly as we left … English dictionary
drizzly — UK [ˈdrɪz(ə)lɪ] / US adjective Word forms drizzly : adjective drizzly comparative drizzlier superlative drizzliest with very light rain falling … English dictionary
drizzly — adjective wet with light rain a sad drizzly day a wet drippy day • Syn: ↑drippy • Similar to: ↑wet • Derivationally related forms: ↑drizzle, ↑dr … Useful english dictionary
drizzly — adjective see drizzle I … New Collegiate Dictionary
drizzly — See drizzle. * * * … Universalium
drizzly — adjective Abounding with drizzle; drizzling … Wiktionary
drizzly — driz|zly [ drızli ] adjective with very light rain falling … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
drizzly — drizÂ·zly || drÉªzlÉª adj. damp, rainy, characterized by a light rain … English contemporary dictionary
drizzly — driz·zly … English syllables