8 letter word starting with dre

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
dreading present participle & vb. noun of Dread
dreadful adjective Full of dread or terror; fearful., Inspiring dread; impressing great fear; fearful; terrible; as, a dreadful storm., Inspiring awe or reverence; awful.
dreaming present participle & vb. noun of Dream
dreamful adjective Full of dreams.
dreamily adverb As if in a dream; softly; slowly; languidly.
drearily adverb Gloomily; dismally.
drearing noun Sorrow.
dredging present participle & vb. noun of Dredge
dreggish adjective Foul with lees; feculent.
drenched imp. & past participle of Drench
drencher noun One who, or that which, west or steeps., One who administers a drench.
drengage noun The tenure by which a drench held land.
dressing present participle & vb. noun of Dress, Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire., An application (a remedy, bandage, etc.) to a sore or wound., Manure or compost over land. When it remains on the surface, it is called a top-dressing., A preparation to fit food for use; a condiment; as, a dressing for salad., The stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.; forcemeat., Gum, starch, and the like, used in stiffening or finishing silk, linen, and other fabrics., An ornamental finish, as a molding around doors, windows, or on a ceiling, etc., Castigation; scolding; — often with down.