Synonyms for Dross:


dog, parody, reject, an apology for something, a pathetic/poor/sad excuse for something. debris (noun)
detritus, garbage.
dross (noun)
slag, waste, scum, dregs, scoria, sediment, impurity, trash.
garbage (noun)
refuse (noun)
remnant (noun)
vestige, remainder, leftovers.
residue (noun)
remainder, precipitate, afterglow, residue, artifact, sawdust, scum, remnant, dregs, Filings, sediment, leftovers, grounds, chaff, slag, vestige, afterimage, detritus, debris.
rubbish (noun)
trash, garbage, waste.
sediment (noun)
grounds, precipitate.
substance (noun)
waste (noun)

Other synonyms:

parody. reject. dog. rubbish
Other relevant words:
scoria, waste, parody, dog, impurity, reject, garbage, trash.

Usage examples for dross

  1. It is a cruel blow, but the things of this world, Mr. Pendoggat, are but as dross – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  2. Thy silver is become dross thy wine mixed with water; thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves; every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them. – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  3. Its gold becomes as dross and its pleasures less than the morning dew. – Memoirs of Mrs. Rebecca Steward by T. G. Steward