HyperDic: drizzle

English > 3 senses of the word drizzle:
NOUNphenomenondrizzle, mizzlevery light rain
VERBweatherdrizzle, mizzlerain lightly / lightly
contactdrizzle, moistenmoisten with fine drops
drizzle > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > drizzle: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningVery light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower.
Broaderrain, rainfallwater falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Spanishcalabobos, cernidillo, chirimiri, garúa, jarina, llovizna, serimiri, sirimiri, tapayagua
Catalanploviscó, plovisqueig, plugim, ruixim, xim-xim
Adjectivesdrizzlywet with light rain
Verbsdrizzlerain lightly / lightly
English > drizzle: 3 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningrain lightly / lightly.
PatternIt is ----ing
ModelIt was drizzleing all day long
Example"When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant"
Broaderrain, rain downprecipitate as rain
Spanishgaruar, lloviznar
Catalanploviscar, plovisquejar
Nounsdrizzlevery light rain
English > drizzle: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmoisten with fine drops.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey drizzle the bread with melted butter
Example"drizzle the meat with melted butter"
Broadersprinkle, splash, sploshCause (a liquid / liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
Spanishhumedecerse, humedecer, lloviznar, mojarse, mojar, rociar
Catalanbrusquinejar, humitejar-se, humitejar, mullar-se, mullar, plovisquejar, roinejar

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