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in deep water

Definition of in deep water

  1. :  in a difficult situation :  in trouble <I thought I could handle the work, but I soon found myself in deep water.>



Word by Word Definitions

deepplay
  1. : :  extending far from some surface or area: as

    :  extending far downward

    :  extending well inward from an outer surface

  1. :  to a great depth :  deeply

    :  far on :  late

    :  near the outer limits of the playing area

  1. :  a vast or immeasurable extent :  abyss

    :  the extent of surrounding space or time

    :  ocean

waterplay
  1. :  the liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, and is a major constituent of all living matter and that when pure is an odorless, tasteless, very slightly compressible liquid oxide of hydrogen H2O which appears bluish in thick layers, freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C, has a maximum density at 4° C and a high specific heat, is feebly ionized to hydrogen and hydroxyl ions, and is a poor conductor of electricity and a good solvent

    : :  a particular quantity or body of water: as

    :  the water occupying or flowing in a particular bed

  1. :  to moisten, sprinkle, or soak with water

    :  to supply with water for drink

    :  to supply water to


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