Reference Entry

Dig

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2006 |
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199916191

Show Summary Details

Preview

A Hiberno-English word for mockery, criticism or a sharp reminder: ‘I gave him a dig about the trouble his son

Reference Entry.  23 words. 

Subjects: History of English

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.