dig dig  /ˈdɪɡ/


  1. (n) the site of an archeological exploration
  2. (n) an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
  3. (n) a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)
  4. (n) the act of digging
  5. (n) the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
  6. (v) turn up, loosen, or remove earth
  7. (v) create by digging
  8. (v) work hard
  9. (v) remove, harvest, or recover by digging
  10. (v) thrust down or into
  11. (v) remove the inner part or the core of
  12. (v) poke or thrust abruptly
  13. (v) get the meaning of something


Derived Word(s)


  1. Shopping, but we dig NexTag for its no-nonsense approach that's all about finding you the best deal.
  2. You have to patiently dig and dig, and never give up until the job's done.
  3. Like some breed of superbadgers, the Reds dig round the clock.


  1. Houston County children participate in 'Dig Into Reading' Summer Reading Program

    Erin City Hall buzzed with excitement as more than 30 vivacious children attended The Houston County Library's annual 'Dig Into Reading' Summer Reading Program Tuesday, June 11.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Leaf Chronicle

  2. ‘Extreme Animals Dig It’ to be at library

    The summer program, “Dig Into Reading” is now in full swing at the Altus Public Library with kids signing up for the reading program, crafts flying out the doors and the crowd pleasing performance with Monty Harper. Extreme Animals of Tuttle will be the second program on Thursday, June 13, 2 p.m.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Altus Times

  3. Kids Dig into Reading

    Libraries make summer reading fun Ashley Brotherton School’s out! Children yell and jump for joy, getting pumped for a fun summer of beaches, lazy days and reading. Anne Arundel and Calvert Libraries are helping kids Dig into Summer Reading, a national initiative to make books part of summer’s fun.     Anne Arundel and Calvert libraries are spicing summer reading with jugglers, mad scientists ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bay Weekly


  1. "The American people understand we've got a big hole that we've got to dig ourselves out of, but they don't like the idea that people are digging a bigger hole even as they're being asked to fill it up," Obama said.
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNNMoney.com

  2. "Through three sets I was playing horrendously, I mean really, really badly," Roddick said. "I was trying to think of how to put balls in the court. I think the fifth set was probably the best set that I played ...... but when you dig...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Andy Roddick Source: Kansas City Star

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