Definition of waist-deep in English:

Share this entry



adjective& adverb

Of or at a depth to reach the waist: [as adjective]: the waist-deep water [as adverb]: Ellwood stood waist-deep in the water
More example sentences
  • We finally drifted into waist-deep water and dragged the boat onto the beach.
  • More than three weeks after the floods began, water still lies waist-deep or higher in some areas.
  • They waded waist-deep in the grass in a compact body bearing an improvised stretcher in their midst.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.