What does the word drizzle mean?

    Part of speech: adjective


  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To shed or fall in fine drops.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A light rain.

Usage examples for 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 by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. A light, cold drizzle greeted them as they left the lee of the building. – Green Fancy by 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 by J. C. McFeeters