knee–deep

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adjective \ˈnē-ˈdēp\

Definition of knee–deep

  1. 1a :  sunk to the knees knee–deep in mudb :  deeply engaged or occupied knee–deep in work

  2. 2 :  knee-high

15th Century

First Known Use of knee–deep

15th century


KNEE–DEEP Defined for English Language Learners

knee–deep

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adjective \ˈnē-ˈdēp\

Definition of knee–deep for English Language Learners

  • : reaching as high as your knees

  • : standing in something that reaches your knees

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