mizzle


1miz·zle

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

Definition of MIZZLE

:  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

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

Definition of MIZZLE

chiefly British
:  to depart suddenly

Origin of MIZZLE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1781

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