ankle-deep

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ankle-deep

adj
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ankle-deep - coming only to the ankle or kneeankle-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"
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Translations

ankle-deep

[ˈæŋklˈdiːp] ADV to be ankle-deep in waterestar metido hasta los tobillos en el agua
the water is only ankle-deepel agua llega a los tobillos nada más
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