dreck

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n. "Trash, junk, garbage; cheap or worthlesss things." (Rosten), sh*t.

Example Sentences

  • "My friend said that movie was very lowbrow, real dreck."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • דרעק drek

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      drek

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