Meaning of “dregs” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “dregs” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dregsplural noun

us /dreɡz/

small, solid pieces that sink to the bottom of a liquid:

coffee dregs

The dregs is the part of something that is considered unimportant and unwanted:

the dregs of society

(Definition of “dregs” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)