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Your Scottish Slang Word O’ The Day: Dreich

This entry is part 5 of 28 in the series Your Scottish Slang Word Of The Day

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dreich
(dre·ech) Dialect, chiefly Scot -adj.
1. (intr.) drab.
2. (tr.) dreary (referring to weather or a sermon).
3. often leads to a state of being drookit; grey.

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6 Comments

  1. Clifford Johnston Clifford Johnston

    It would be great if you’d include the phonetics too so that we could pronounce the words correctly [well, at least closely ;-]

    • Clifford:
      I’ve made an attempt to show pronunciation under each of the terms, directly preceding the definition.

      Does that not help?

      • Clifford Johnston Clifford Johnston

        OK, so that’s what that is! Ta :-)

        Cliff.

    • Moira Moira

      Dreech

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