digger(redirected from a digger)
(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!
(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!
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.
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.
stall the digger
Stop. Primarily heard in Ireland. Stall the digger! These people need to cross the street!
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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.
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?
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