ankle-deep ankle-deep

Definition(s):

  • (adj) coming only to the ankle or knee

Usage(s):

  1. When the rain stops, one or two residents will shuffle through dirty, ankle-deep water to light incense at the local spirit shrine.
  2. Standing ankle-deep in the dark mud, about 4,000 farmers murmured no.
  3. The rotunda was a puddle ankle-deep.

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Quotes

  • "And the people of the United States have the impression the whole Gulf of Mexico is ankle-deep in oil, which is simply not the case," Barbour said Sunday on CBS television's "Face the Nation."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Haley Barbour Source: The Associated Press

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