spade - definition and synonyms


Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

  1. 1
    [countable] a tool used for digging that consists of a handle and a flat metal part that you push into the earth with your foot
    1. a.
      British a toy that children use for digging in sand or earth

      a bucket and spade

  2. 2
    [countable] a playing card with a pattern like a pointed black leaf on it
    1. a.


      [plural] the suit (=group) of playing cards that has this pattern on them. The other suits are clubs, diamonds, and hearts

      the ace of spades