The definition of a drizzle is a light rain or mist.(noun)
An example of a drizzle is a rain that puts many little drops on your windshield.
Drizzle is defined as to fall in fine drops, or to pour liquid in a thin stream.(verb)
See drizzle in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. freq. of ME *drisnen (found only as ger. drisning), to fall as dew, akin to Norw dial. drysja, to drizzle & OE dreosan: see dreary
See drizzle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb driz·zled, driz·zling, driz·zles verb, intransitive
Origin: Perhaps from Middle English drisning, fall of dew
Origin: , from Old English -drysnian
Origin: , in gedrysnian, to pass away, vanish; see dhreu- in Indo-European roots.
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