- (British English) → dig 3 4Example sentences
- It is an unusual request for lodging, but six Roman soldiers need new digs after they moved out of their historic York home.
- Then, at the beginning of 1994, he left Ireland for Nottingham, trained with the English national squad and put his head down in the attic room of a cheap digs.
- But it's always the same at end of term as students pack up their digs before going home to their parents.
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.