Translation: from spanish

ankle deep

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  • ankle-deep — adjective coming only to the ankle or knee (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑knee deep • Similar to: ↑shallow * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : of depth sufficient to reach the ankles a street ankle deep in mud * …   Useful english dictionary

  • ankle-deep — /ang keuhl deep /, adj. 1. high enough to reach or cover the ankles: ankle deep mud. 2. deeply involved or entangled: He is ankle deep in financial troubles. adv. 3. as high as the ankles: Rain water ran ankle deep. [1755 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • ankle deep — Synonyms and related words: cursory, deep, deep cut, deep down, deep engraven, deep fixed, deep laid, deep lying, deep reaching, deep rooted, deep seated, deep set, deep settled, deep sinking, deep sunk, deep sunken, deepish, deepsome, depthless …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ankle-deep — /æŋkəl ˈdip/ (say angkuhl deep) adjective high or deep enough to cover the ankles …   Australian English dictionary

  • ankle deep — reaching the ankles; coming up to the ankles (or knees) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ankle-deep water — shallow water, water which is only deep enough to cover the feet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ankle — n. 1) to sprain, turn, twist one s ankle 2) a well turned ( shapely ) ankle 3) (misc.) ankle deep in mud * * * [ æŋk(ə)l] turn twist one s ankle (misc.) ankle deep in mud a well turned ( shapely ) ankle to sprain …   Combinatory dictionary

  • deep — deep1 W1S2 [di:p] adj comparative deeper superlative deepest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(going far down)¦ 2¦(going far in)¦ 3¦(serious)¦ 4¦(breath)¦ 5¦(feeling/belief)¦ 6¦(sound)¦ 7¦(colour)¦ 8¦(difficult …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • deep — [[t]di͟ːp[/t]] ♦♦ deeper, deepest 1) ADJ GRADED If something is deep, it extends a long way down from the ground or from the top surface of something. The water is very deep and mysterious looking... Den had dug a deep hole in the centre of the… …   English dictionary

  • deep — 1. adjective /diːp/ a) Having its bottom far down. That is a deep thought! b) Profound, having great meaning or import, but possibly obscure or not obvious …   Wiktionary

  • deep — 1 /di:p/ adjective 1 GOING FAR DOWN going far down from the top or from the surface: a deep hole in the ground | Come on, get in! The water s not very deep here. | 2 metres/6 feet etc deep: At this point the lake is ninety metres deep. 2 knee… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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