Adjective "sandhog" definition and examples

(Sandhog may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈsandhɒɡ/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A person who does construction work underground or under water.
  1. 'Going underground, he reclaims this haunted, burrowed space of the city as a legacy bequeathed to him by his grandfather, one of the sandhogs who dug the tunnels of the New York subway, and reinvents himself as Treefrog.'

More definitions

1. a laborer who digs or works in sand.

2. a person who works, usually in a caisson, in digging underwater tunnels.

More examples(as adjective)

"lives can be sandhog."