Definition of Dreggy

1. a. Containing dregs or lees; muddy; foul; feculent.



Definition of Dreggy

1. Adjective. containing dregs or lees; muddy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dreggy

1. full of dregs [adj -GIER, -GIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreggy

dredgings
dredlocks
dreds
dree
dree one's weird
dreed
dreeing
dreely
dreep
drees
dreg
dreggier
dreggiest
dregginess
dreggish
dreggy (current term)
dregs
dreich
dreicher
dreichest
dreidel
dreidels
dreidl
dreidls
dreigh
dreikanter
drein
dreined
dreining
dreins

Literary usage of Dreggy

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1. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1837)
"Who that reads the above necessary qualifications of a pear, would, after this, eat one that encloses that hard, dreggy, stony matter which so much disgusts ..."

2. Tyronis thesaurus: or, Entick's Latin-English dictionary, with a classical by John Entick (1834)
"... а, um. adj dreggy, foul, turbid. ... a, um. adj. feculent, dreggy, foul, belonging to lees, ..."

3. The Colloquies of Erasmus by Desiderius Erasmus, Edwin Johnson (1878)
"Why they sopt the chalky Bread in that sour dreggy Wine. Ja. ... Every Man's Portion of that dreggy Wine and Bread stood before him still; and over these ..."

4. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1890)
""The water's dreggy." drugs : sequelae, dregs. " The old woman has the rheumatiz; I reckon hit's the drugs of the fever." eats: tastes. ..."

5. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"... turbid, thick, dreggy: the stock, in these latter words, being grut, grud or gryt, gravel, small stones, grits; the connection between which and the ..."

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