Slang trash; rubbish
Origin of dreckYiddish drek ; from German dreck, dirt ; from Indo-European an unverified form (s)treg- ; from base an unverified form (s)ter-, unclean matter from source Classical Latin stercus, excrement
- Worthless, distasteful, or nonsensical material: “the dreck that generally passes for the modern sitcom” (David Carr).
- Rubbish; trash.
Origin of dreckGerman, dirt, trash, and Yiddish drek, excrement, both from Middle High German drec, dung, filth, from Old High German; see sker-3 in Indo-European roots.