drek

[drek]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. dreidel,
  2. dreigh,
  3. dreikanter,
  4. dreiser,
  5. dreiser, theodore,
  6. drench,
  7. drenthe,
  8. drepanid,
  9. drepanocyte,
  10. drepanocytic anemia

dreck

or drek

[drek]

noun Slang.

excrement; dung.
worthless trash; junk.

Origin of dreck

1920–25; < Yiddish drek; cognate with German Dreck filth; compare Old English threax, Old Norse threkkr excrement

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British Dictionary definitions for drek

dreck

noun

slang, mainly US rubbish; trash
Derived Formsdrecky, adjective

Word Origin for dreck

from Yiddish drek filth, dregs

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