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English definition of “drizzle”

drizzle

noun uk   /ˈdrɪz.əl/ us  

drizzle noun (RAIN)

[U] rain in very small light drops: Tomorrow will be cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle.

drizzle noun (LIQUID)

[S] a small amount of liquid that is lightly poured over something: Serve the pasta with a drizzle of olive oil.

drizzle

verb uk   /ˈdrɪz.əl/ us  

drizzle verb (POUR)

[T] to pour liquid slowly over something, especially in a thin line or in small drops: Drizzle the syrup over the warm cake.

drizzle verb (RAIN)

[I] to rain in small light drops: It's been drizzling all day.
(Definition of drizzle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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