Shoveller vs Shovelled - What's the difference?
As a noun shoveller
As a verb shovelled is
- I shovelled the snow off of my sidewalk.
A hand tool with a handle, used for moving portions of material such as earth, snow, and grain from one place to another, with some forms also used for digging. Not to be confused with a spade, which is designed solely for small-scale digging and incidental tasks such as chopping of small roots.
(US) A spade.
* put to bed with a shovel
* snow shovel
* coal shovel
To move materials with a shovel.
- The workers were shovelling gravel and tarmac into the pothole in the road.
- After the blizzard, we shoveled the driveway for the next two days.
(figuratively) To move with a shoveling motion.
- I don't mind shoveling , but using a pickaxe hurts my back terribly.
, date=December 29
, author=Keith Jackson
, title=SPL: Celtic 1 Rangers 0
, work=Daily Record
, passage=The keeper then seemed to claw it out with fabulous reflexes only for TV replays to show the ball had most probably crossed the line before Forster had shovelled