- 1[intransitive] when it is drizzling, it is raining lightly It was drizzling outside. When they left it was beginning to drizzle. See related entries: Rain
- 2[transitive] drizzle something (over something) to pour a small amount of liquid over the surface of something synonym dribble Drizzle the lemon juice over the fish. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: probably based on Old English drēosan ‘to fall’, of Germanic origin; probably related to dreary.
BrE BrE//ˈdrɪzl//; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪzl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they drizzle
BrE BrE//ˈdrɪzl//; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪzl//he / she / it drizzles
BrE BrE//ˈdrɪzlz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪzlz//past simple drizzled
BrE BrE//ˈdrɪzld//; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪzld//past participle drizzled
BrE BrE//ˈdrɪzld//; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪzld//-ing form drizzling
BrE BrE//ˈdrɪzlɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪzlɪŋ//Rain