adjective \-ˈdēp\

: reaching as high as your knees

: standing in something that reaches your knees

Full Definition of KNEE-DEEP

a :  sunk to the knees <knee–deep in mud>
b :  deeply engaged or occupied <knee–deep in work>
:  knee-high

First Known Use of KNEE-DEEP

15th century


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