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mizzle

play
verb miz·zle \ˈmi-zəl\

Definition of mizzle

mizzled

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mizzling

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 and Etymology of mizzle

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


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mizzle

verb miz·zle

Definition of mizzle

mizzled

;

mizzling

play \ˈmi-zə-liŋ, ˈmiz-liŋ\

chiefly British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to depart suddenly

Origin and Etymology of mizzle

origin unknown



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