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digdig2 noun [countable]  1 JOKECRITICIZEa joke or remark that you make to annoy or criticize someonedig at He couldn’t resist a dig at the referee. Here was a chance to have a dig at trade unionists.see thesaurus at comment2 give somebody a dig3 SXan organized process of digging in order to find ancient objects for study an archaeological dig4 digs
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digHer come-back to the application dig died in her throat.an archeological digDespite my apprehension, Daphne turned out to be a wonderful companion to share digs with.Successful dig - both rabbit and ferret are in sight.The dig might require such a specialist, trained to handle hazardous materials.They would be marshalled back to their digs, proudly wearing their uniforms.have a digAbove all, what performers sensitive to the original performing context of this music have dug deep into this seam of riches?Several coalition partners who hold important ministerial portfolios have dug in their heels.It preserves a beauty spot for us all to enjoy, and they wouldn't have dug much coal out anyway.If the weather had held and still been hot and dry would they have dug deeper?As Lovelock noted, we have dug up no ancient rocks without also digging up ancient life preserved in them.archaeological digSad excuse for a car park, and soil left unwanted after an archaeological dig.Wanuskewin is a museum, a school, a philanthropy and an archaeological dig.Read in studio Welcome back: Large numbers of skeletons buried in a mass grave have been unearthed by an archaeological dig.We helped out on an archaeological dig in Ohio.The Doctor and his companion were led across a field to an archaeological dig.Driving into the mountains here is like visiting an archaeological dig.And we were like bankrolling this entire archaeological dig, you know, the two of us, basically.The rate includes room, all meals, all daytime activities except a nearby archaeological dig, Belikin beer and soft drinks.