deep-sea

adjective \ ˈdēp-ˈsē \

Definition of deep-sea

: of, relating to, or occurring in the deeper parts of the sea
  • deep-sea fishing

First Known Use of deep-sea

1626

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deep-sea Synonyms

Synonyms

blue-water, oceanic, pelagic;

Near Antonyms

littoral;

Related Words

deepwater;

marine, maritime, nautical;


DEEP-SEA Defined for English Language Learners

deep-sea

Definition of deep-sea for English Language Learners

  • : living in, relating to, or done in the deep parts of the ocean



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