Definitions for knee-high

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. as high as the knees.

  2. (n.)Also, knee′-hi`. a sock or stocking that reaches to just below the knees.

    Category: Clothing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knee-high, knee-hi(adverb)

    a sock or stocking that reaches up to just below the knees

  2. knee-deep, knee-high(adverb)

    up to the knees

    "we were standing knee-deep in the water"


  1. knee-high(Noun)

    A sock or stocking that reaches to the knees.

  2. knee-high(Adjective)

    Something that reaches to the height of one's knees.

    The corn is knee-high.

  3. Origin: From knee + high.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knee-high(adj)

    rising or reaching upward to the knees; as, the water is knee-high


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