drizzling drizzling  /d ˈrɪ zə lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of rain) falling lightly in very small drops

Usage(s):

  1. Amid a drizzling rain 275,840 Brussels ballots went to van Zeeland, 69,242 to Degrelle and 18% were blank.
  2. Mango and banyan trees are growing in front of the building's imposing gray columns, while lotus flowers bob in a pond under drizzling London rain.
  3. The drizzling rain let up.

News

  1. Sun shines for Strawberry Festival 2013 in Topsfield

    What began as a dreary, drizzling day magically morphed into a warm and sunny afternoon in Topsfield last Saturday – and just in time for the 45th annual Strawberry Festival. The event started out a slow but quickly picked up as the sky cleared by late morning, bringing out hundreds of residents and out-of-towners to gather in Topsfield’s picturesque Town Common for yummy strawberry shortcake ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Tri-Town Transcript

  2. Free Press Test Kitchen recipe: Grilled Veggie Sandwich

    The leftover grilled veggies can be cut into big chunks and tossed with hot cooked pasta. Use your favorite sauce or a drizzling of olive oil and Parmesan cheese shavings.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Top 10 rainy day activities and ways to beat the boredom

    Whether it’s heavy rain coming up the East Coast, a storm full of thunder and lightning, or just a drizzling day of fog, don’t let the weather get you down. read more
    on June 8, 2013     Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

Quotes

  1. "The conditions were I think the worst," Petrova said. "It was cold, it was windy - before we went on it was a little bit drizzling."
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Nadia Petrova Source: Forbes

  2. "I was very comfortable before it started raining," Hamilton said. "Then it began drizzling and I did not want to take any risks. Then he (Vettel) passed me and I was told I should stay in front of him. I could not believe it. Then, in the...
    on Nov 2, 2008 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It was a steady rain right from the beginning," Nationals outfielder Ryan Church said. "It wasn't like it was misting or drizzling. It got locked in over us and it was coming down steadily."
    on Jul 29, 2007 By: Ryan Church Source: USA Today

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