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We've rated Dregs as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 119 answers for the crossword clue 'Dregs', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Dregs a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Dregs as an answer itself some 96 times.

Dregs is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Wednesday, 10 November 2021 with the answer being LEES, we also found LEES to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ASH Mike Smallman
Strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats

MOB Mike Smallman
Press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"

RAG Mike Smallman
A boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)

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CULM Mike Smallman
Stem of plants of the Gramineae

DUST Mike Smallman
Remove the dust from; "dust the cabinets"

GASH Mike Smallman
A strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument

HUSK Mike Smallman
Material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

The sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage

MASS Mike Smallman
(Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist

ORTS Mike Smallman

RAFF Mike Smallman

RAGS Mike Smallman

ROUT Mike Smallman
An overwhelming defeat

SCUM Mike Smallman
A film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid

SILT Mike Smallman
Become chocked with silt; "The river silted up"

SLAG Mike Smallman
The scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals

SLOP Mike Smallman
Writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental

SMUT Mike Smallman
Creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire

SOIL Mike Smallman
Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"

SOOT Mike Smallman
A black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

TARE Mike Smallman
The weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo

WEED Mike Smallman
Street names for marijuana

5 Letters

BONES Mike Smallman
A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance

CHAFF Mike Smallman
Foil in thin strips; ejected into the air as a radar countermeasure

DRAFF Mike Smallman

DREGS Mike Smallman
Sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

The scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals

EMBER Mike Smallman
A hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering

FECES Mike Smallman
Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

FROTH Mike Smallman
A mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid; "the beer had a thick head of foam"

HUSKS Mike Smallman

LOESS Mike Smallman
A fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind

OFFAL Mike Smallman
Viscera and trimmings of a butchered animal often considered inedible by humans

SCRAP Mike Smallman
A small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used; "she jotted it on a scrap of paper"; "there was not a scrap left"

SHARD Mike Smallman
A broken piece of a brittle artifact

SLACK Mike Smallman
A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

SLOPS Mike Smallman
Cheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors in Britain)

SWILL Mike Smallman
Wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk

TARES Mike Smallman

TRASH Mike Smallman
Dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"

WASTE Mike Smallman
Useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"

WEEDS Mike Smallman
A black garment (dress) worn by a widow as a sign of mourning

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CATTLE Mike Smallman
Domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"

CINDER Mike Smallman
A fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire

DEBRIS Mike Smallman
The remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

GROUND Mike Smallman
The first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

LOSERS Mike Smallman

MASSES Mike Smallman
The common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"

PARING Mike Smallman
A thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something

RABBLE Mike Smallman
Disparaging terms for the common people

REFUSE Mike Smallman
Food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)

SCORIA Mike Smallman
The scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals

SCRAPS Mike Smallman
Food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)

SHARDS Mike Smallman

SINTER Mike Smallman
Cause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting

SLUDGE Mike Smallman
The precipitate produced by sewage treatment

SORDES Mike Smallman

THEBAD Mike Smallman

VERMIN Mike Smallman
Any of various small animals or insects that are pests; e.g. cockroaches or rats; "cereals must be protected from mice and other vermin"; "he examined the child's head for vermin"; "boys in the village have probably been shooting vermin"

7 Letters

CLINKER Mike Smallman
A hard brick used as a paving stone

DEPOSIT Mike Smallman
The act of putting something somewhere

FILINGS Mike Smallman

GARBAGE Mike Smallman
A worthless message

The enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard"

HEELTAP Mike Smallman

HOGWASH Mike Smallman
Unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

MORAINE Mike Smallman
Accumulated earth and stones deposited by a glacier

OFFSCUM Mike Smallman

PARIAHS Mike Smallman

PARINGS Mike Smallman

RASPING Mike Smallman
Uttering in an irritated tone

The dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"

Matter that remains after something has been removed

RINSING Mike Smallman
The removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing

RUBBISH Mike Smallman
Nonsensical talk or writing

SHAVING Mike Smallman
The act of brushing against while passing

STUBBLE Mike Smallman
Short stiff hairs growing on a man's face when he has not shaved for a few days

THEEVIL Mike Smallman

WASTAGE Mike Smallman
The process of wasting

8 Letters

ALLUVION Mike Smallman
The rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"

ALLUVIUM Mike Smallman
Clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

CANAILLE Mike Smallman

DEADWOOD Mike Smallman
Someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded

DEPOSITS Mike Smallman

DILUVIUM Mike Smallman

LEAVINGS Mike Smallman

OUTCASTS Mike Smallman

RASPINGS Mike Smallman

RIFFRAFF Mike Smallman
Disparaging terms for the common people

SCOURING Mike Smallman
The act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water

Matter that has been deposited by some natural process

SHAVINGS Mike Smallman

UNWASHED Mike Smallman
Not cleaned with or as if with soap and water; "a sink full of unwashed dishes"

9 Letters

DISHWATER Mike Smallman
Water in which dishes and cooking utensils are washed

POTSHERDS Mike Smallman

SCOURINGS Mike Smallman

SCRAPIRON Mike Smallman
Iron to be melted again and reworked

Sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

SONSOFMEN Mike Smallman

SUBLIMATE Mike Smallman
Made pure

SWEEPINGS Mike Smallman

THEWICKED Mike Smallman

10 Letters

DEPOSITION Mike Smallman
The act of putting something somewhere

WASTEPAPER Mike Smallman
Paper discarded after use

11 Letters

Hurl or throw violently; "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"

A social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"

Any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"

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13 Letters

An unexpected acceleration or hastening; "he is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise"

The phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating

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16 Letters

Disparaging terms for the common people


18 Letters


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