Definition of dreich adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//driːx//
; NAmE NAmE//driːx//
(Scottish English)
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dull and depressing dreich weather on the Scottish coast a dreich church service Word Origin Middle English (in the sense ‘patient, long-suffering’): of Germanic origin, corresponding to Old Norse drjúgr ‘enduring, lasting’.