digger digger  /ˈdɪ ɡər/


  1. (n) a laborer who digs
  2. (n) a machine for excavating



  1. But we created the term gold digger, so now, because you don't want to be known as a gold digger, you never ask a man anything.
  2. And then there's that perfume girl so obviously a gold-digger, so entirely without redeeming traits.
  3. Some feminists clearly feel that Madonna's self-parody as an eye-batting gold digger, notably in her song Material Girl, is a joke too damaging to laugh at.


  1. Notre Dame men's basketball: Digger has progress on cancer battle

    Nothing was going to keep former Notre Dame men's basketball coach Digger Phelps from his annual summer vacation to Europe.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: 22 WSBT South Bend

  2. Flea market 3

    Saboor Ranjber, right, chats up a customer, Octavio Jimenez of Lakeport, while selling him a post digger at his tool and hardware stand at the Napa-Vallejo Flea Market.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The American Canyon Eagle

  3. Project Citizen designs showcase Digger pride

    LEAD — This year, Project Citizen kids in Mary Caropino’s seventh-grade classes chose to focus on all things Digger when devising community improvement endeavors.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Black Hills Pioneer


  1. "Now he (the Australian digger) is joined by his mate, symbolising the extraordinary and close friendship between New Zealand and Australia in times of war and peace," Ms Clark told the gathering. "Today, we reaffirm the bonds which exist...
    on Apr 26, 2008 By: Helen Clark Source: The Australian

  2. "They've called me a whore, a gold-digger, a fantasist, a liar, the most unbelievably hurtful things. I've stayed quiet for my daughter. We've had death threats, I've been close to suicide ...... I've had worse threats than a paedophile or a...
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Heather Mills Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "I've got to admit I've been quite anxious about selection, and probably wouldn't have slept tonight if I didn't find out today," Symonds said. "When 'Digger' [Hilditch] came into the rooms after training and told me I was playing, I think my...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Andrew Symonds Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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