adjective, shal·low·er, shal·low·est.
verb (used with or without object)
BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!
Origin of shallow
OTHER WORDS FROM shallowshal·low·ly, adverbshal·low·ness, noun
Words nearby shallow
Example sentences from the Web for shallow
Sight fishing in shallow water is one of the most exciting ways to chase fish on inshore waters.
VanDevender thinks there’s probably an ideal middle ground that will call for modest shielding and shallow underground locations.Cosmic rays could pose a problem for future quantum computers|Neel Patel|August 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Romania has shallow-water gas projects, but a major deep-water find by eight years ago has still to be exploited.Erdogan hails Turkey’s biggest ever energy discovery. The markets are unimpressed|Bernhard Warner|August 21, 2020|Fortune
Just spinning the wheels on even a shallow incline caused the vehicle to sink into the seeds.Wiggly wheels might help rovers plow through loose lunar soils|Maria Temming|June 26, 2020|Science News For Students
Working with more sophisticated GPS tracking devices, they found that albatrosses did not perform Lévy walks while searching for food above shallow water, where they might have more visual or olfactory information to guide them.Random Search Wired Into Animals May Help Them Hunt|Liam Drew|June 11, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Men cross the river at shallow points with herds of animals while women tend the fields in colorful dresses.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They converted what should have been a long-overdue moral reckoning into a shallow and hysterical ratings bonanza.
The soldiers are forced to dig their own shallow grave and are then shot in a chilling scene at the conclusion.
Near the banks, the water is shallow and her palm frond oars propel her.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sadly, sometimes even the “good” guys can be pretty darn deceptive, shallow, and arrogant.Bravo’s ‘Online Dating Rituals’ Reveals American Males Are Creepy and Want Sex|Emily Shire|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At station C-5, N. camurus was characteristically found in an area of shallow pools and riffles.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas|Artie L. Metcalf
They should not be too deep nor too shallow, one is as bad as the other.
They'd locate a shallow rill; then they'd build an airlock to protect them against chance meteorites.First on the Moon|Jeff Sutton
Also, a shallow inlet or gulf: the east-country term for the sea-shore.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
It was originally a shallow gravel pit, and is peculiarly adapted to the requirements of Bamboos.Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens|Ernest Thomas Cook