Translation of "dregs" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /dreɡz/ us

the small solid pieces that sink to the bottom of some liquids, such as wine or coffee, that are not usually drunk

I wanted a last drink of coffee, but there were only dregs left.
She had drunk her coffee down to the dregs (= finished it).

(Translation of “dregs” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun plural /dreɡz/

the solid matter which is left at the bottom of a container when the liquid is all used up

heces, poso
the dregs of the wine.

anything worthless

the dregs of society.

(Translation of “dregs” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)