verb (used without object), driz·zled, driz·zling.
verb (used with object), driz·zled, driz·zling.
- driving range,
- driving sail,
- driving time,
- driving wheel,
- drizzle cake,
Origin of drizzle
Examples from the Web for drizzle
Cook pancake in pan, add chopped chocolate toaster pastry, and drizzle with chocolate sauce.
Cook waffles in waffle maker, sprinkle chocolate chips and drizzle chocolate sauce.
Ground turkey with sweet potatoes and a drizzle of olive oil only tastes good for so long, after all.
Use a spoon to drizzle the melted chocolate onto the popcorn and marshmallows in a side-to-side motion.
Add jalapeno slices and pineapple and drizzle Cholula on top.
The drizzle that fell upon the corpses softened them, and soon made the plain one broad tract of rottenness.Salammbo|Gustave Flaubert
The drizzle continued, the gray daylight wore into darkness, and with the darkness came the return of good cheer.The Promise|James B. Hendryx
The sudden red glare, glowing through the drizzle, caught the eye of a middle-aged man who was crossing the avenue.Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color|Brander Matthews
This may have been due to the grey mist and drizzle which curtained off the horizon.Letters from America|Rupert Brooke
He would have enjoyed a storm, but it was just a drizzle with a penetrating dampness that found the marrow of his bones.The Root of Evil|Thomas Dixon
Word Origin for drizzle
1540s, perhaps an alteration of drysning "a falling of dew" (c.1400), from Old English -drysnian, related to dreosan "to fall," from PIE root *dhreu- (see drip (v.)). Or perhaps a frequentative of Middle English dresen "to fall," from Old English dreosan. Related: Drizzled; drizzling. As a noun, from 1550s.