noun[mass noun] • informal
- Rubbish; trash: this so-called art is pure dreckMore example sentences
- The overrated artists and the troops of pack-mentality fans were knee-deep in garbage, dreck, debris, and junk.
- Since my son was born, I too have gotten religion and realized that my time is too important to waste watching dreck.
- Comic book movies are pretty hit-and-miss affairs, so most of the time you go in with no idea at all of whether it will be terrific or pure dreck.
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- She hasn't made anything terribly drecky yet, but she's young.
- I even change into extra drecky clothes when ever I go, so as to be totally unappealing.
- Well, at least the drecky first draft of the book was finished.
early 20th century: from Yiddish drek 'filth, dregs', from a Germanic base shared by Old English threax; probably related to Greek skatos 'dung'.
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