digger

noun
dig·​ger | \ ˈdi-gər How to pronounce digger (audio) \

Definition of digger

1a : one that digs
b : a tool or machine for digging
2 capitalized, often offensive, especially formerly : a North American Indian (such as a Paiute) who dug roots for food
3 often capitalized, chiefly Australia and New Zealand : an Australian or New Zealand soldier

First Known Use of digger

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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digger

noun

English Language Learners Definition of digger

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

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