- excrement; dung.
- worthless trash; junk.
Origin of dreck
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Contemporary Examples of drek
Unfortunately, as Jackson sees it, most of the sharks were feasting on drek.Left Behind at Borders
April 22, 2011
- slang, mainly US rubbish; trash
Word Origin for dreck
Word Origin and History for drek
"filth, trash," 1922, from Yiddish drek (German dreck), from Middle High German drec, from Proto-Germanic *threkka (cf. Old English þreax "rubbish," Old Frisian threkk), perhaps connected to Greek skatos "dung," Latin stercus "excrement," from PIE root *(s)ker- "to cut" (see shear (v.)).