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drizzlenoun

uk   us   /ˈdrɪz.əl/

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.

drizzleverb

uk   us   /ˈdrɪz.əl/

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.
Translations of “drizzle”
in Arabic رَذاذ…
in Korean 이슬비…
in Malaysian hujan renyai-renyai…
in French bruiner…
in Turkish çiselemek, ince ince yağmak…
in Italian pioggerella…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雨, 細雨,零星小雨,毛毛雨…
in Russian мелкий дождь, изморось…
in Polish mżawka…
in Vietnamese mưa phùn…
in Spanish lloviznar…
in Portuguese garoa, chuvisco…
in Thai ตกปรอย ๆ…
in German nieseln…
in Catalan plugim…
in Japanese 霧雨…
in Indonesian menitik-nitik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雨, 细雨,零星小雨,毛毛雨…
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