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English definition of “knee-deep”

knee-deep

adjective     /ˌniːˈdiːp/
reaching as high as someone's knees: knee-deep in cold waterMeasurements in general
be knee-deep in sth to have a lot of something to deal with: I'm knee-deep in paperwork.Large in number or quantity
(Definition of knee-deep adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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