- n a stretch of shallow water
- v make shallow
The silt shallowed the canal
- v become shallow
the lake shallowed over time
- a lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center
a shallow dish
a shallow cut
a shallow closet
established a shallow beachhead
hit the ball to shallow left field
- a not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply
a night of shallow fretful sleep
in a shallow trance
- s lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious
his arguments seemed shallow and tedious
- Now we'll begin to see whether that support still runs shallow.
- First, we need to cut back on activities that ruin their habitat, the shallow waters close to our coast.
- McCartney shallow? It depends on whether one wants hummable riffs or Lennonesque angst.
News & Articles
- Investigators Recreate Face Of Woman Found In Shallow Grave
Texas investigators hope someone will recognize a forensic artist’s reconstruction of the face of a woman found buried in a shallow grave.
June 15, 2013 - KWTX-TV Waco
- Authorities investigate deck collapse at Florida sports bar
Investigators began examining a twisted pile of concrete, metal and wood Friday to determine why a waterfront deck at a popular sports bar collapsed into shallow Biscayne Bay, injuring two dozen people gathered the night before to cheer the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals.
June 15, 2013 - Denver Post
- Authorities probe deck collapse at Fla. sports bar
NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. (AP) -- Investigators began examining a twisted pile of concrete, metal and wood on Friday to determine why a waterfront deck at a popular sports bar collapsed into shallow Biscayne Bay, injuring two dozen people gathered to cheer the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals.
June 14, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
- Barack Obama in Wall Street Journal
President Obama said in his White House address last week that "part of the reason the oil companies are drilling a mile beneath the surface of the ocean" is "because we're running out of places to drill on land and in shallow water."