drizzle Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “drizzle” - English Dictionary

Definition of "drizzle" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

drizzlenoun [U]

 us   /ˈdrɪz·əl/
a ​slightrain: We had ​fog and drizzle ​earlier, but now it’s ​sunny.
drizzle
verb [I]  us   /ˈdrɪz·əl/
It’s been drizzling on and off all ​day.
(Definition of drizzle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "drizzle" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

drizzlenoun

uk   us   /ˈdrɪz.əl/

drizzle noun (RAIN)

[U] rain in very ​small, ​lightdrops: Tomorrow will be ​cloudy with ​outbreaks of ​rain and drizzle.

drizzle noun (LIQUID)

[S] a ​smallamount of ​liquid that is ​lightlypoured over something: Serve the ​pasta with a drizzle of ​oliveoil.

drizzleverb

uk   us   /ˈdrɪz.əl/

drizzle verb (POUR)

[T] to ​pourliquidslowly over something, ​especially in a ​thinline or in ​smalldrops: Drizzle the ​syrup over the ​warmcake.

drizzle verb (RAIN)

[I] to ​rain in ​smalllightdrops: It's been drizzling all ​day.
(Definition of drizzle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drizzle”
in Korean 이슬비…
in Arabic رَذاذ…
in Malaysian hujan renyai-renyai…
in French bruiner…
in Russian мелкий дождь, изморось…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雨, 細雨,零星小雨,毛毛雨…
in Italian pioggerella…
in Turkish çiselemek, ince ince yağmak…
in Polish mżawka…
in Spanish lloviznar…
in Vietnamese mưa phùn…
in Portuguese garoa, chuvisco…
in Thai ตกปรอย ๆ…
in German nieseln…
in Catalan plugim…
in Japanese 霧雨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雨, 细雨,零星小雨,毛毛雨…
in Indonesian menitik-nitik…
What is the pronunciation of drizzle?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

autumnal

typical of autumn

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More