Definition of dreck noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//drek//
; NAmE NAmE//drek//
[uncountable] (slang, especially North American English)
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something that you think is of very bad quality The movie is utter dreck. Word Originearly 20th cent.: from Yiddish drek ‘filth, dregs’, from a Germanic base shared by Old English threax; probably related to Greek skatos ‘dung’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dreck