verb (used without object), dug or (Archaic) digged, dig·ging.
verb (used with object), dug or (Archaic) digged, dig·ging.
- to dig trenches, as in order to defend a position in battle.
- to maintain one's opinion or position.
- to start eating.
- to remove earth or debris from by digging.
- to hollow out by digging.
- to find by searching: to dig out facts for a term paper.
- to discover in the course of digging.
- to locate; find: to dig up information.
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Definition for digs (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), dug, dig·ging. Slang.
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Examples from the Web for digs
De Merode sits at a long table and digs into a plate piled with rice, beans, and avocado.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo|Nina Strochlic|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His digs on Lake Como are a local tourist attraction for women who wish they were Alamuddin.
From confessing his ‘kind of like’ for Boehner to digs at Elizabeth Warren, the 10 best bits.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From Timothy Geithner’s New Memoir|William O’Connor|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man in a pinstriped business suit approaches and digs into his pocket.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the East Coast digs out from its latest snow dump, Californians can only look on enviously.California May Have Its Driest Season in 500 Years|Kate Galbraith|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then in the vision he digs "into the wall" to see the hidden things that are being done.Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation|S. D. Gordon
After fixing her booty on the verdant pinnacle, the Pompilus casts around for a favourable spot and digs her burrow.The Mason-bees|J. Henri Fabre
This tends to make us "digs" or literary drudges; but I doubt if the "dig" is a thoroughly developed man.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
If you have been at our digs, you know her by sight, and have not forgotten.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
But I can't wear myself out looking for digs when I've a kind friend to do it for me.Lady Lilith|Stephen McKenna