What does knee-deep mean?

Definitions for knee-deep

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word knee-deep.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ankle-deep, knee-deep(adverb)

    coming only to the ankle or knee

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

    up to the knees

    "we were standing knee-deep in the water"


  1. knee-deep(Adjective)

    Reaching up to the knees.

  2. knee-deep(Adjective)

    Submerged to the knees.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knee-deep(adj)

    rising to the knees; knee-high; as, water or snow knee-deep

  2. Knee-deep(adj)

    sunk to the knees; as, men knee-deep in water


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knee-deep in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knee-deep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mary Mosley:

    It's hard to get out of the mud when you're standing knee deep.

  2. Joe Kennedy:

    A government that struggles to keep itself open. Russia knee-deep in our democracy. An all-out war on environmental protection. A Justice Department rolling back civil rights by the day. Hatred and supremacy proudly marching in our streets. Bullets tearing through our classrooms, concerts, and congregations. Targeting our safest, sacred places, and that nagging, sinking feeling, no matter your political beliefs: This is not right. This is not who we are.

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