- drizzle [driz′əl]vi.drizzled, drizzling [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]to rain in fine, mistlike dropsvt.1. to let fall in fine, mistlike drops2. Cooking to drip or pour (a liquid) in a fine stream onto (a food)n.a fine, mistlike raindrizzlyadj.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.