Dictionary

mizzle

1mizzle

verb miz·zle \ˈmi-zəl\
miz·zledmiz·zling \ˈmi-zə-liŋ, ˈmiz-liŋ\

Definition of MIZZLE

intransitive verb
:  to rain in very fine drops :  drizzle
mizzle noun
miz·zly \ˈmi-zə-lē, ˈmiz-lē\ adjective

Origin of MIZZLE

Middle English misellen; akin to Dutch dialect mizzelen to drizzle, Middle Dutch mist fog, mist
First Known Use: 15th century

2mizzle

verb
miz·zledmiz·zling \ˈmi-zə-liŋ, ˈmiz-liŋ\

Definition of MIZZLE

intransitive verb
chiefly British
:  to depart suddenly

Origin of MIZZLE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1781

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: MkPrevious Word in the Dictionary: mizzenmastAll Words Near: mizzle
February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears