Translation of dig in French:


Pronunciation: /dɪg/


  • 1 (with elbow) coup (m) de coude (in dans)
  • 2 [fam] (jibe) to take a dig at sb lancer une pique [fam] à qn
  • 3 (in archaeology) fouilles (fpl) to go on a dig aller faire des fouilles

npl (digs)

vt (p prés -gg- pp, dug)

  • 1 creuser [hole, tunnel, grave] (in dans)

vi (p prés -gg- pp, dug)

Phrasal verbs

dig up

déterrer [body, treasure, scandal]; arracher [roots, weeds]; excaver [road] 1.1 bêcher [garden]

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