deep

[ deep ]
/ dip /
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adjective, deep·er, deep·est.

noun

adverb, deep·er, deep·est.


Nearby words

  1. deely boppers,
  2. deely-bobber,
  3. deem,
  4. deemphasize,
  5. deemster,
  6. deep artery of clitoris,
  7. deep artery of penis,
  8. deep artery of thigh,
  9. deep cervical vein,
  10. deep clean

Idioms

Origin of deep

before 900; Middle English dep, Old English dēop; akin to Gothic diups, Old Norse djupr, Old High German tiof

Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for deep

deep

/ (diːp) /

adjective

noun

adverb

Derived Formsdeeply, adverbdeepness, noun

Word Origin for deep

Old English dēop; related to Old High German tiof deep, Old Norse djupr

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Word Origin and History for deep
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Idioms and Phrases with deep

deep

In addition to the idioms beginning with deep

  • deep down
  • deep end
  • deep pocket
  • deep six
  • deep water

also see:

  • beauty is only skin deep
  • between a rock and a hard place (devil and deep blue sea)
  • go off the deep end
  • in deep
  • still waters run deep
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