dreck

Alternative Spellings

drek

Definitions

  • "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

Dictionaries

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

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