digger: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dig'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or an animal that digs.
  2. a tool, part of a machine, etc., for digging.
  3. (cap.) Also calleda member of any of several Indian peoples of western North America, esp. of a tribe that dug roots for food.
  4. an Australian or New Zealand soldier of World War I.
  5. (cap.)a member of a group that advocated the abolition of private property and began in 1649 to cultivate certain common lands.
  6. a person hired by a scalper to buy tickets to a show or performance for resale by the scalper at inflated prices.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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