knee hi

knee-high

[adj. nee-hahy; n. nee-hahy]
adjective
1.
as high as the knees.
noun
2.
knee-highs, Also, knee highs, knee-hi's, knee his. socks, stockings, or boots that cover the lower legs to just below the knees.

Origin:
1735–45, Americanism

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knee-high
 
adj
1.  another word for knee-deep
2.  as high as the knee: a knee-high child

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