Synonyms for ankle-deep

Synonyms for (adjective) ankle-deep

Synonyms: ankle-deep, knee-deep

Definition: coming only to the ankle or knee

Similar words: shallow

Definition: lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center

Usage: shallow water; a shallow dish; a shallow cut; a shallow closet; established a shallow beachhead; hit the ball to shallow left field