Definition of "digging" []

  • To cut into, break up, and turn over or remove (earth, soil, etc), esp with a spade (verb)
  • To form or excavate (a hole, tunnel, passage, etc) by digging, usually with an implement or (of animals) with feet, claws, etc (verb)
  • To make or force (one's way), esp by removing obstructions (verb)
  • To obtain by digging (verb)
  • To find or discover by effort or searching (verb)
  • To thrust or jab (a sharp instrument, weapon, etc); poke (verb)
  • To mix (compost, etc) with soil by digging (verb)
  • To like, understand, or appreciate (verb)
  • To work hard, esp for an examination (verb)
  • To have lodgings (verb)
  • The act of digging (noun)
  • A thrust or poke, esp in the ribs (noun)
  • A cutting or sarcastic remark (noun)
  • An archaeological excavation (noun)
  • The action performed by a person or thing that digs. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • A place where ore is dug, especially certain localities in California, Australia, etc. where gold is obtained. (noun)
  • Region; locality (noun)
  • Present participle of dig. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "digging" in a sentence
  • "Rugborough match is to be played on next Saturday (tomorrow), and digging -- _digging_ -- I'll trouble you."
  • "If the media wants to be the fourth (albeit unelected) branch of government, I suggest it cultivate some sense of responsibility in "digging" for the truth."
  • "It can be placed around trees which are already there, so no cutting, chopping otherwise digging is necessary, simply click the 2 parts of the Treepot around it also top up with gravel."