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Definition of dig noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a small push with your finger or elbow She gave him a dig in the ribs.
  2. 2dig (at somebody/something) a remark that is intended to annoy or upset someone He kept making sly little digs at me. to have a dig at someone or something
  3. 3an occasion when an organized group of people dig in the ground to discover old buildings or objects, in order to find out more about their history synonym excavation to go on a dig an archaeological dig
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