Definition of Mizzle

1. Noun. Very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower.

Exact synonyms: Drizzle
Generic synonyms: Rain, Rainfall
Derivative terms: Drizzle, Drizzly



2. Verb. Rain lightly. "It was mizzleing all day long "; "When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant"
Exact synonyms: Drizzle
Generic synonyms: Rain, Rain Down
Derivative terms: Drizzle

Definition of Mizzle

1. v. i. To rain in very fine drops.

2. n. Mist; fine rain.

Definition of Mizzle

1. Verb. (context: intransitive now regional UK North America) To rain in very fine drops. ¹

2. Noun. misty rain or drizzle ¹

3. Verb. (chiefly British) To abscond, scram, flee. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mizzle

1. to rain in fine droplets [v -ZLED, -ZLING, -ZLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mizzle

mizrah
mizrahs
mizuage
mizuame
mizuhiki-maku
mizuna
mizunas
mizz
mizzen
mizzen course
mizzenmast
mizzenmasts
mizzens
mizzes
mizzies
mizzle (current term)
mizzled
mizzles
mizzlier
mizzliest
mizzling
mizzlings
mizzly
mizzy
mkhedruli
mks
mlRNA
mln
mltply
mmHg

Literary usage of Mizzle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Graham's Magazine by Graham, George R, Edgar Allan Poe, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1848)
"MA THE W mizzle, OF THE INQUIRING MIND. ВТ THE LATE JOSEPH C. MEAL. ... The big dog would bile—he did bite severely ; and thus the little mizzle added ..."

2. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"mizzle. Small r.iin, mist—" A Scotch mist, that will wet an Irishman to the skin," ... In Cheshire also, mizzle is " small rain. Dr. Ash admits the verb to ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1889)
"mizzle an' me '11 go shares." said Dock. "Ye are allers good ter the little tricks. ... He sighed in a curious way, mizzle thought, as he spoke, ..."

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