adjective & adverb
- So high as to reach the knees: [as adjective]: knee-high boots [as adverb]: they were wading knee-high in the waterMore example sentences
- She was dressed in a leather jacket, a mini skirt, and knee-high boots.
- She was wearing a short black skirt, knee-high black boots, and a pink halter top.
- Melissa wore a grey sleeveless top with a leather collar, knee-high brown boots and a black pleated skirt.
noun(usually knee-highs) Back to top
- A sock or nylon stocking with an elasticized top that reaches to a person’s knee.More example sentences
- Dressing in my normal school uniform of a pleated skirt, white blouse, and black knee-highs, I joined Seth downstairs.
- But I still was hot so I took off my shoes and my knee-highs.
- The only knee-highs I had ever worn were fishnets, and they weren't exactly school material.
knee-high to a grasshopper
- • informal Very small or very young.More example sentences
- I haven't been on a bouncy castle since I was knee-high to a grasshopper.
- ‘They're a band I've loved since I was knee-high to a grasshopper, although I'm not much taller than that now,’ says Braithwaite.
- I have played since I was knee-high to a grasshopper.
More definitions of knee-highDefinition of knee-high in:
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