dero

noun plural deros

a tramp or derelict

Nearby words

  1. dermotherm,
  2. dermotropic,
  3. dermovascular,
  4. dern,
  5. dernier cri,
  6. derogate,
  7. derogation,
  8. derogative,
  9. derogatory,
  10. deromanticize

Word Origin for dero

C20: shortened from derelict

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Examples from the Web for dero

  • Another kind of gill is found in the genus Dero (which has many species) and in the allied Aulophorus.