ankle-deep(redirected from ankle-deeply)
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1. tall or deep enough to cover the ankles
2. standing in water, mud, etc that is tall or deep enough to cover the ankles
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|Adj.||1.||ankle-deep - coming only to the ankle or knee |
shallow - lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center; "shallow water"; "a shallow dish"; "a shallow cut"; "a shallow closet"; "established a shallow beachhead"; "hit the ball to shallow left field"