WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
driz•zle /ˈdrɪzəl/USA pronunciation v., -zled, -zling,n. 

v. [no object]
  • to rain gently and steadily;
    sprinkle:It was drizzling all day.

  • n. [uncountable]
  • a very light rain.
  • driz•zly, adj.: drizzly weather.

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    drizzle /ˈdrɪzəl/ n
    1. very light rain, specifically consisting of droplets less than 0.5 mm in diameter
    1. (intransitive) to rain lightly
    Etymology: Old English drēosan to fall; related to Old Saxon driosan, Gothic driusan, Norwegian drjōsa

    ˈdrizzly adj

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