Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Middle English from a variant of borough, from the Old English burg, burh "fortress, citadel," later "fortified town"
  • bury hide cozy up lodge
  • delve excavate tunnel undermine hollow out scoop out
  • unavailable
  • cover fill
1. to lodge in a burrow
2. to make a hole or passage in, into, or under something
1. A) She chose to burrow under the covers and not leave until the day was officially over. B) We decided to burrow into the finished basement for the duration of the storm.
2. A) My dog likes to burrow into the dirt in the backyard, which makes planting flowers a challenge. B) They watched the gopher burrow under the hedge, wondering if they should intervene in some way.
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