Translation of dregs in Spanish:

dregs

Pronunciation: /dregz/

n pl

  • (sediment) posos (mpl), cunchos (mpl) (Colombia) , conchos (masculine plural) (Chile) there are only the dregs left solo quedan los restos he drained the bottle to the dregs apuró la botella the dregs of humanity/society la escoria de la humanidad/sociedad
    More example sentences
    • This fits directly below the machine, holds a container for coffee dregs and has space for a number of cups and saucers as well as filters and other accessories, all of which are dishwasher-proof.
    • Greeks also ‘knock wood’ to guard against misfortune, and reading one's fortunes in the patterns of coffee dregs remains popular.
    • ‘Oh well,’ I say, draining the dregs of my coffee.

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