mizzle

verb (1)
miz·zle | \ ˈmi-zəl \
mizzled; mizzling\ˈmi-zə-liŋ, ˈmiz-liŋ \

Definition of mizzle 

(Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to rain in very fine drops : drizzle

mizzle

verb (2)
mizzled; mizzling\ˈmi-zə-liŋ, ˈmiz-liŋ \

Definition of mizzle (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

chiefly British

: to depart suddenly

Other words from mizzle

Verb (1)

mizzle noun
mizzly \ˈmi-zə-lē, ˈmiz-lē \ adjective

First Known Use of mizzle

Verb (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb (2)

1781, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mizzle

Verb (1)

Middle English misellen; akin to Dutch dialect mizzelen to drizzle, Middle Dutch mist fog, mist

Verb (2)

origin unknown

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