dreg definition

  • noun:
    • The deposit in a liquid; lees. Often utilized in the plural.
    • The basest or minimum desirable portion. Often used in the plural: the dregs of mankind.
    • A small amount; a residue.
    • deposit in a liquid.
    • By expansion, the cheapest and a lot of pointless element of anything.
    • Corrupt or defiling matter contained in a liquid, or precipitated from it; refuse; feculence; lees; reasons; sediment; hence, the vilest and most worthless part of everything.
    • An obsolete or colloquial single of dregs.
    • An obsolete form of dredge.
    • a small amount of residue
  • others:
    • An obsolete type of dredge

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