Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Reaching up to the knees: a knee-high table.
  • n. A sock or stocking that extends just below the knee.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Something that reaches to the height of one's knees.
  • n. A sock or stocking that reaches to the knees.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Rising or reaching upward to the knees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • As high as the knee: as, water knee-high.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. up to the knees
  • n. a sock or stocking that reaches up to just below the knees

Etymologies

From knee + high. (Wiktionary)

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