English dictionary definition of:

shovel


Noun

  • a machine for excavating
  • a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
  • a fire iron consisting of a small shovel used to scoop coals or ashes in a fireplace
  • the quantity a shovel can hold

Verb

  • dig with or as if with a shovel

Thesaurus

digger excavator shovelful spadeful

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Short /u/ spelled o and learn about the word shovel in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

View spelling list The l sound after v and learn about the word shovel in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

Scrabble score for shovel


Scrabble score = 12

generated at 19:26:26 on 18-11-19

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