Complete Definition of "drizzle"

English

Etymology
The first part of the verb, driz- comes probably from ME. drÄse, OE. drÄosan

Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪzÉl|-ɪzÉl

Verb
en-verb|drizzl|ing

  1. To rain lightly.
  2. To pour slowly and evenly, especially with oil in cooking.

#:The recipe says to toss the salad and then drizzle it in olive oil.
#:The recipe says to toss the salad and then drizzle olive oil on it.

  1. slang To urinate.

Translations
trans-top|to rain lightly
Czech: mrholit
Finnish: tihuttaa, tihkuttaa, sataa tihkua
French: bruiner
German: nieseln
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trans-top|to pour slowly and evenly
Finnish: valella
Germany: träufeln
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trans-top|to urinate

Finnish: lorottaa
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ttbc|Dutch: motregenen, miezeren, motteren
ttbc|Hungarian: (esÅ) csepereg
ttbc|Polish: mżawka, mżyÄ
ttbc|Swedish: dugga, duggregna
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Noun
en-noun

  1. Light rain
  2. context|physics|weather. Very small, numerous, and uniformly dispersed water drops, mist, or sprinkle. Unlike fog droplets, drizzle falls to the ground. It is sometimes accompanied by low visibility and fog.

#:No longer pouring, the rain outside slowed down to a faint drizzle.

  1. slang Water.

#:Stop drinking all of my drizzle, bitch!

Translations
trans-top|light rain
Czech: mrholení n, mžení n
Finnish: tihkusade
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French: bruine f
Swedish: duggregn n
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trans-top|(physics, weather) numerous small and uniformly dispersed water drops
Finnish: sadesumu, tihku
German: Niesel m, Nieselregen m
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Swedish: duggregn n
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trans-top|(slang) water
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ttbc|Afrikaans: motreën
ttbc|Dutch: motregen m
ttbc|Hungarian: szitáló esÅ
ttbc|Icelandic: úði m
ttbc|Polish: mżawka, mżyÄ
ttbc|Portuguese: chuvisco f
ttbc|Spanish: llovizna f
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