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neck-deep

adjective

Definition of neck-deep

1 : reaching as high as one's neck
  • She stood in neck-deep water.
2 : standing in something that reaches to one's neck usually + in
  • She was neck-deep in water.
often used figuratively
  • We were neck-deep in work.

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neck-deep

adverb

Definition of neck-deep

: in something that reaches to one's neck
  • She stood neck-deep in the water.

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