n. A simple dress.
“Dresskes come from bargain basements, off racks labeled 'Marked Down Drastically,' and from certain emporia of notable values on 14th Street. I do not think anyone ever found a dresske at Bergdorf’s or Neiman Marcus." (NJY)
Languages of Origin
"English 'dress' + Yiddish diminutive suffix
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
Who Uses This
dreske, dresskeh, dreskeh
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