drear

adjective
\ ˈdrir How to pronounce drear (audio) \

Definition of drear

: dreary

Other Words from drear

drear noun

Examples of drear in a Sentence

it was a drear morning in January when I went to take my driving test a barren and drear existence in a remote village

First Known Use of drear

1629, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Drear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drear. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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