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Word of the Day 03/02/20 Mizzle

Mizzle (verb, noun)
mizzle [ miz-uh l ]
South Midland and Southern U.S.

verb (used with or without object), miz·zled, miz·zling.
1. to rain in fine drops; drizzle; mist.

noun
2. mist or drizzle.

WORDS RELATED TO MIZZLE
sprinkle, spray, dribble, dim, murk, overcast, rain, steam, shower, haze, fog, blur, becloud, obscure, drizzle, film, befog, overcloud, spit, drop

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Origin: 1475–85; cognate with dial Dutch mizzelen, Low German miseln to drizzle; akin to Middle Dutch misel mist, dew; see -le

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Mizzle (verb)
mizzle [ miz-uh l ]


verb (used without object), miz·zled, miz·zling. British Slang.
1. to disappear or leave suddenly.

Origin: First recorded in 1775–85; origin uncertain

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Mizzle (verb)
mizzle [ miz-uh l ]


verb (used with object), miz·zled, miz·zling. South Midland and Southern U.S.
1. to confuse; muddle.

Origin: First recorded in 1575–85; origin uncertain

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