Noun Definition


1.Definition: a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)

"The book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover"

Category: General

2.Definition: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

"His parting shot was `drop dead'", "She threw shafts of sarcasm", "She takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

Related Noun(s):barb, gibe, jibe, shaft, shot, slam

Category: General

3.Definition: the act of digging

Related Noun(s):excavation

Category: General

4.Definition: the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow

"She gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"

Related Noun(s):jab

Category: General

5.Definition: the site of an archeological exploration

"They set up camp next to the dig"

Related Noun(s):archeological site, excavation

Category: Places