While it seems to be sizzling everywhere else, here in the (often frozen) north...
"It's mizzling out!"
Misty rain or drizzle...
To rain in fine drops...
to mizzle (third-person singular simple present mizzles, present participle mizzling, simple past and past participle mizzled)
- (British, intransitive) To rain in very fine drops.
- To abscond, scram, flee.
- (rain in very fine drops): drizzle
- 19th c. Epigram quoted by Thomas Wright (1810 - 1877), reproduced in Webst 1902-1913:
- As long as George IV could reign, he reigned, and then he mizzled.
- 1850, Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
- “Now you may mizzle, Jemmy (as we say at Court), and if Mr. Copperfield will take the chair I’ll operate on him.”
- 1986, Joan Aiken, Dido and Pa
- “Now you better mizzle,” Dido told him. “Get back to your own quarters, fast.
Global warming? Pffffffffffffffffttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt!
How is the weather chez vous, mes bloggy Weather-Girls and Boys?!