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widger Line breaks: widger
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪdʒə/

Definition of widger in English:


A spatula used in gardening to transplant seedlings.
Example sentences
  • Gardman's stainless steel widgers are still available from for £1.99 each.
  • An associated range tailored for propagation that includes plant labels, marker pens, stainless steel widgers, thermometers and a widger, dibber and label set.
  • Everything from seed trays and lids, plug trays and labels to Jiffy 7s and widgers.


1950s: a word from a nonsense definition used in a series of memory tests.

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