mizzle

  • 1 Mizzle — Miz zle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Mizzled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mizzling}.] [See {Misle}, and cf. {Mistle}.] 1. To rain in very fine drops; to drizzle. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To take one s self off; to go. [Slang] [1913 Webster] As long as George… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Mizzle — Miz zle, n. Mist; fine rain. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 mizzle — [miz′əl] vt., vi. mizzled, mizzling [LME misellen, prob. < LowG, as in Du dial. miezelen, LowG miseln: for IE base see MIST] Dial. to rain in a fine mist; drizzle n. Dial. a misty rain; drizzle mizzly adj …

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  • 4 mizzle — I. intransitive verb (mizzled; mizzling) Etymology: Middle English misellen; akin to Dutch dialect mizzelen to drizzle, Middle Dutch mist fog, mist Date: 15th century to rain in very fine drops ; drizzle • mizzle noun • mizzly adjective …

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  • 5 mizzle —  Decamp. Also do a mizzle …

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  • 6 mizzle — mizzle1 /miz euhl/, v., mizzled, mizzling, n. South Midland and Southern U.S. v.t., v.i. 1. to rain in fine drops; drizzle; mist. n. 2. mist or drizzle. [1475 85; c. dial D mizzelen, LG miseln to drizzle; akin to MD misel mist, dew; see LE]… …

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  • 7 mizzle — 1. verb /ˈmɪz.əl/ a) To rain in very fine drops. b) To abscond, scram, flee. Syn: drizzle 2. noun /ˈmɪz.əl/ …

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  • 8 Mizzle — 1. (of rain) drizzle; 2. (older slang) depart; leave; 3. drizzling rain …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 9 mizzle — I Australian Slang 1. (of rain) drizzle; 2. (older slang) depart; leave; 3. drizzling rain II Mawdesley Glossary to disappear, to go away. An object has mizzled. been stolen …

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  • 10 mizzle — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. mist, drizzle, sprinkle, shower, trickle, ooze, dribble, rain in small drops; see also rain …

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  • 11 mizzle — Light precipitation that is, in density, heavier than a mist, but lighter than a drizzle. Look, kids, it s mizzling again …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 12 mizzle — Light precipitation that is, in density, heavier than a mist, but lighter than a drizzle. Look, kids, it s mizzling again …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 13 mizzle — miz·zle || mɪzl n. drizzle, light rain; drizzling rain v. drizzle, rain lightly …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 mizzle — mizzle1 [ mɪz(ə)l] chiefly dialect noun light rain; drizzle. verb (it mizzles, it is mizzling, etc.) rain lightly. Derivatives mizzly adjective Origin ME (as v.): prob. a frequentative from the base of mist …

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  • 15 mizzle — v. n. [Written also Misle and Mistle.] Rain (in small drops), drizzle, mist …

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  • 16 mizzle — miz·zle …

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  • 17 mizzle — miz•zle [[t]ˈmɪz əl[/t]] v. zled, zling, n. 1) to rain in fine drops; drizzle; mist 2) a misty drizzle • Etymology: 1475–85; c. dial. D mizzelen, LG miseln to drizzle; akin to MD misel mist, dew; see le miz′zly, adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 mizzle — /ˈmɪzəl/ (say mizuhl) verb (i) (mizzled, mizzling) 1. to rain in very fine drops. –noun 2. such fine rain. {Middle English; origin uncertain; a frequentative formation with the suffix le} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 mizzle — 1. n. & v.intr. drizzle. Derivatives: mizzly adj. Etymology: ME, prob. f. LG miseln: cf. MDu. miezelen 2. v.intr. Brit. sl. run away; decamp. Etymology: 18th c.: orig. unkn …

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  • 20 Mizzle Radish Motet — Infobox Album | Name = Mizzle Radish Motet Type = EP Artist = Xoc and Heavy Friends Released = June 1, 2006 Recorded = Optical Pies Recorders, Orangevale, California, 2006 Genre = Experimental rock, Electronica Length = 8:43 Label = Mega Twerp… …

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