[ draw-see, dros-ee ]
/ ˈdrɔ si, ˈdrɒs i /
adjective, dross·i·er, dross·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM drossydross·i·ness, nounun·dross·y, adjective
Words nearby drossy
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Example sentences from the Web for drossy
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
He did possess what, though it may seem almost profane to call it imagination, is really a cheap and drossy lower kind thereof.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury