Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Reaching up to the knees.
  • noun A sock or stocking that extends just below the knee.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Rising or reaching upward to the knees.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Something that reaches to the height of one's knees.
  • noun US, usually in the plural A sock or stocking that reaches to the knees.

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

  • adverb up to the knees
  • noun a sock or stocking that reaches up to just below the knees

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From knee + high.

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