Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: verb

To shed or fall in fine drops.

Part of speech: noun

A light rain.

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Usage examples "drizzle":

  1. One day- a day of cloud and drizzle, which are common enough at Yport in the early summer- he went into the little front room, which the Mother Senneville fondly called her salon, to read the daily office from the cloth- bound book he ever carried in his pocket. - "Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. A light, cold drizzle greeted them as they left the lee of the building. - "Green Fancy", George Barr McCutcheon.
  3. The minister himself was quite pleased, remarking while the rain was falling, " I am as sensible of the drizzle of the dew of heaven upon our souls, as of the rain upon our bodies." - "Sketches of the Covenanters", J. C. McFeeters.