drek

[ drek ]
/ drɛk /

noun

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Definition for dreks (2 of 2)

dreck

or drek

[ drek ]
/ drɛk /

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 dreks

dreck
/ (drɛk) /

noun

slang, mainly US rubbish; trash

Derived forms of dreck

drecky, adjective

Word Origin for dreck

from Yiddish drek filth, dregs
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