digger

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noun dig·ger \ˈdi-gər\

Definition of digger

  1. 1a :  one that digsb :  a tool or machine for digging

  2. 2 capitalized, often offensive, especially formerly :  a North American Indian (such as a Paiute) who dug roots for food

  3. 3 often capitalized, chiefly Australia and New Zealand :  an Australian or New Zealand soldier

15th Century

First Known Use of digger

15th century


DIGGER Defined for English Language Learners

digger

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noun dig·ger \ˈdi-gər\

Definition of digger for English Language Learners

  • : a large machine that digs and moves dirt, rocks, etc.



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