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knee–deep

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adjective \-ˈdēp\

Simple Definition of knee–deep

  • : reaching as high as your knees

  • : standing in something that reaches your knees

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of knee–deep

  1. 1 a :  sunk to the knees <knee–deep in mud> b :  deeply engaged or occupied <knee–deep in work>

  2. 2 :  knee-high

15th Century

First Known Use of knee–deep

15th century


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