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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dregs mean? 

DREGS (noun)
  The noun DREGS has 1 sense:

1. sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

  Familiarity information: DREGS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DREGS (noun)

Sense 1dregs [BACK TO TOP]


Sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)


dregs; settlings; grounds

Hypernyms ("dregs" is a kind of...):

deposit; sediment (matter that has been deposited by some natural process)

Domain usage:

plural; plural form (the form of a word that is used to denote more than one)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dregs"):

coffee grounds (the dregs remaining after brewing coffee)

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