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mizzle

play
verb, miz·zle \ˈmi-zəl\

Definition of mizzle

mizzledmizzling play \ˈmi-zə-liŋ, ˈmiz-liŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to rain in very fine drops :  drizzle

mizzle noun
mizzly play \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

Rhymes with mizzle


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mizzle

verb, miz·zle

Definition of mizzle

mizzledmizzling play \ˈmi-zə-liŋ, ˈmiz-liŋ\

chiefly British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to depart suddenly



Origin of mizzle

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1781


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