drizzle


drizzle
[[t]drɪ̱z(ə)l[/t]]
drizzles, drizzling, drizzled
1) N-UNCOUNT: also a N Drizzle is light rain falling in fine drops.

The drizzle had now stopped and the sun was breaking through.

2) VERB If it is drizzling, it is raining very lightly.

[it V] Clouds had come down and it was starting to drizzle...

[V-ing] I walked home in the drizzling rain.

3) VERB If you drizzle a liquid over food or drizzle food with a liquid, you pour a small quantity of the liquid all over the food.

[V n over n] Drizzle the remaining dressing over the duck and salad...

[V n with n] Drizzle them with warmed extra virgin olive oil. [Also V n with over]


English dictionary. 2008.

Synonyms:
(in small drops),