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(as) cold as a well digger's ass (in January)

rude slang Extremely cold. Ugh, the winters here are cold as a well digger's ass—that's why I'm moving to Florida. Ack, don't touch me! Your hands are as cold as a well digger's ass in January!
See also: ass, cold, well

(as) cold as a well digger's feet (in January)

Extremely cold. Ugh, the winters here are cold as a well digger's feet—that's why I'm moving to Florida. Ack, don't touch me! Your hands are as cold as a well digger's feet in January!
See also: cold, feet, well

Digger

informal A soldier in the First or Second World Wars. Primarily heard in Australia, New Zealand. My grandfather was a Digger. He married my grandmother right before he left for war, but he never made it home.

gold digger

A person who only pursues romantic relationships with wealthy partners for financial gain. Scott's friends warned him that Tracy was a gold digger and was only interested in marrying him for his money.
See also: digger, gold

stall the digger

Stop. Primarily heard in Ireland. Stall the digger! These people need to cross the street!
See also: digger, stall
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

gold digger

n. a woman who pays attention to a man solely because of his wealth. (Certainly also applicable to men as well.) Sam called Sally a “gold digger,” and she was devastated.
See also: digger, gold

hole digger

n. a lowly ditch digger; a common laborer. (As disparaging as burger-flipper.) Yo want to spend the rest of your life as a drunken hole digger?
See also: digger, hole
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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With this simple instance of vanity, in its primitive but vigorous state, we shall close our remarks on the Root Diggers.
He came in with cheery look and manly spirit, and tried to reanimate the expiring heart of the poor money digger, but it was all in vain.
Police said that another person was severely injured during clashes between the company's security guards and illegal gold diggers who were at the mine.
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The van is thought to have been transporting one of two mechanical diggers taken from a Merseyside firm this week.
My aversion to hand diggers might be traced back to 1939, when as a 6-year-old barefooted boy I attempted to help my mother dig a hole to plant a rose bush.
Diggers family remains skeptical of Baxter & Beasleys explanation that Digger might have escaped by scaling an 8-foot fence.
The diggers have left an eight foot long tunnel which has exposed underground pipework and now Northumberland County Council is warning of the dangers of the illegal holes.
Two-year-old Felix Edwards regularly drags his mum to see the diggers operating at the site and coaxes her to drive along the route on an almost daily basis.
Onlookers told how the lorry, pulling two diggers, careered down a hill with its horn blaring before it crashed.
Dubai Diggers Premier Team celebrate after winning gold in the 2000m Premier Category for Mixed in Adelaide, A Image Credit: Supplied Dubai Diggers Premier Team celebrate after winning gold in the 2000m Premier Category for Mixed in Adelaide, A Image Credit: Supplied
MULTAN -- With the arrival of MuharramulHaram, people have started visit graveyards (ShahriKhamoshan) along with grave diggers, masons and labourers for annual maintenance of graves of their near and dear ones.
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Mentioned, photographed and included in The Lost Diggers is Joe Maxwell VC.
THERE was a time when my son was mad on diggers and even had a video showing him around the JCB factory.