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Meaning of DREGS

Pronunciation:  'dregz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid
 

DREGS is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: grounds, settlings
 
 See Also: coffee grounds, deposit, sediment

 

 

Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(Ps. 75:8; Isa. 51:17, 22), the lees of wine which settle at the bottom of the vessel.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alluvion, alluvium, ash, bones, canaille, cattle, chaff, children of darkness, cinder, clinker, culm, deadwood, deposit, deposition, deposits, diluvium, dishwater, draff, dregs of society, dross, dust, ember, feces, filings, froth, garbage, gash, grounds, hogwash, husks, leavings, lees, limbs of Satan, loess, losers, masses, mob, moraine, offal, offscourings, offscum, orts, outcasts, pariahs, parings, potsherds, precipitate, precipitation, proletariat, rabble, raff, rags, ragtag and bobtail, raspings, refuse, remains, residue, riffraff, rubbish, scoria, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scum, sediment, settlings, shards, shavings, silt, sinter, slack, slag, slop, slops, smut, sons of Belial, sons of men, soot, sordes, stubble, sublimate, sweepings, swill, swinish multitude, tares, the bad, the evil, the reprobate, the unrighteous, the wicked, trash, unwashed, vermin, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds
 

 

 

 

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