drossy

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Adjective[edit]

drossy (comparative drossier or more drossy, superlative drossiest or most drossy)

  1. worthless
    • 1602 : William Shakespeare, Hamlet , act V scene 2
      Thus has he, and many more of the same breed that I
      know the drossy age dotes on, only got the tune of the
      time and, out of an habit of encounter, a kind of
      yeasty collection, which carries them through and
      through the most profane and winnowed opinions