Affectionate term for the Australian combat soldier. The term originated during the Gallipoli Penisula campaign, where digging protective trenches was a comonplace activity.
Those Aussie diggers are tough mofos in combat.
by DJ Asman April 01, 2006
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An extreme fall or slip, most often resulting in injury
"I almost slipped on the grass and took a huge Digger down that hill"
by gustin August 15, 2005
A dip or pinch of smokeless tobacco/chew.
John put a digger right in his lip.
by hcodude194 May 01, 2009
A term for putting a large amount of chewing tobacco in your lower lip; so much so that one must "dig deep."
That my friend is a digger.
by KodiakJack April 01, 2011
A Black person that likes to dig.
Damn, that black dude can dig a hole. He's a Digger!
by eadb22 May 22, 2012
Canadian prison slang for solitary confinement
Shit bro, i got 15 days in the digger for smashing that goof on c range.
by link74 October 09, 2008
Work clothes for miners
Need to put on my diggers and get underground
by stoperat December 22, 2010