Definition of digs in English:

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digs

Pronunciation: /dɪɡz/

plural noun

informal
Lodgings.
Example 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.
Synonyms

Origin

Late 19th century: short for diggings, used in the same sense, probably referring to the land where a farmer digs, i.e. works and, by extension, lives.

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