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an•kle-deep



Pronunciation: (ang'kul-dēp'), [key]
adj.
1. high enough to reach or cover the ankles: ankle-deep mud.
2. deeply involved or entangled: He is ankle-deep in financial troubles.

adv.
as high as the ankles: Rain water ran ankle-deep.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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