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Meaning of KNEE-DEEP

Pronunciation:  nee deep

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  up to the knees; "we were standing knee-deep in the water"
  2. [adj]  coming only to the ankle or knee
 

KNEE-DEEP is a 9 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: ankle-deep, knee-high, shallow
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Knee"-deep`\, a.
1. Rising to the knees; knee-high; as, water or snow
   knee-deep.

         Grass knee-deep within a month.       --Milton.

2. Sunk to the knees; as, men knee-deep in water.

         Where knee-deep the trees were standing.
                                               --Longfellow.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ankle-deep, cursory, deep, deep-cut, deep-down, deep-engraven, deep-fixed, deepish, deep-laid, deep-lying, deep-reaching, deep-rooted, deep-seated, deep-set, deep-settled, deep-sinking, deepsome, deep-sunk, deep-sunken, depthless, epidermal, jejune, light, not deep, on the surface, profound, shallow, shallow-rooted, shoal, skin-deep, slight, superficial, surface, thin, trivial, unprofound
 

 

 

 

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