dremel

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • v., n. "[D]oze; nap." (Steinmetz, Yiddish and English)

Example Sentences

  • “Classes today have worn me out — I need to cop a dreml before I do any homework.” (source)

  • "I'm just going to driml for a little."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • דרעמל dreml 'n. nap', דרעמלען dremlen 'v. nap, doze'

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      dreml, drimel, driml, dremmel, drimmel

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