drossy

[draw-see, dros-ee]
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Origin of drossy

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at dross, -y1
Related formsdross·i·ness, nounun·dross·y, adjective
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Historical Examples of drossy

  • He did possess what, though it may seem almost profane to call it imagination, is really a cheap and drossy lower kind thereof.

  • Less sins the poor rich man that starves himself In heaping up a mass of drossy pelf, Than such as you.

    Hero and Leander

    Christopher Marlowe