dreich

adjective
\ ˈdrēḵ How to pronounce dreich (audio) \

Definition of dreich

chiefly Scotland
: dreary

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Examples of dreich in a Sentence

historically regarded as a dreich corner of Britain, Scotland's very name comes from the Greek word for “dark”

First Known Use of dreich

1813, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dreich

Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse drjūgr lasting

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“Dreich.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dreich. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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