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Dig
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Dig as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

5 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 8 answers for the crossword clue 'Dig', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Dig a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Dig as an answer itself some 210 times.

Dig is a single word clue made up of 3 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Friday, 03 September 2021 with the answer being MINE, but the most popular answer for this clue is DELVE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
  • The act of digging; "there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton"
  • A small gouge (as in the cover of a book); "the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover"
  • 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"
  • The site of an archeological exploration; "they set up camp next to the dig"
  • Get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  • Remove, harvest, or recover by digging; "dig salt"; "dig coal"
  • Work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
  • Poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
  • Turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
  • Create by digging; "dig a hole"; "dig out a channel"
  • Remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"
  • Thrust down or into; "dig the oars into the water"; "dig your foot into the floor"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Dig'.

  • gid

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

GIBE
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"

MINE
Excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted

5 Letters

DELVE
Turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"

SNIPE
A gunshot from a concealed location

TAUNT
Aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

6 Letters

BURROW
A hole made by an animal, usually for shelter

8 Letters

EXCAVATE
Find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"

10 Letters

EXCAVATION
The act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth

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