knee-deep

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See also: kneedeep

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English kne-depe, equivalent to knee +‎ deep.

Adjective[edit]

knee-deep (not comparable)

  1. Reaching up to the knees.
  2. Submerged to the knees.
  3. (figuratively, by extension) Deeply involved in something, or preoccupied with something.

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