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Meaning & Definition of Shallow in English

English

Shallow

/ʃæloʊ/

noun

1. A stretch of shallow water

    synonym:
  • shoal
  • ,
  • shallow

verb

1. Make shallow

  • "The silt shallowed the canal"
    synonym:
  • shallow
  • ,
  • shoal

2. Become shallow

  • "The lake shallowed over time"
    synonym:
  • shallow
  • ,
  • shoal

adjective

1. Lacking physical depth

  • Having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center
  • "Shallow water"
  • "A shallow dish"
  • "A shallow cut"
  • "A shallow closet"
  • "Established a shallow beachhead"
  • "Hit the ball to shallow left field"
    synonym:
  • shallow

2. Not deep or strong

  • Not affecting one deeply
  • "Shallow breathing"
  • "A night of shallow fretful sleep"
  • "In a shallow trance"
    synonym:
  • shallow

3. Lacking depth of intellect or knowledge

  • Concerned only with what is obvious
  • "Shallow people"
  • "His arguments seemed shallow and tedious"
    synonym:
  • shallow

Examples of using

After killing Tom, Mary buried him in a shallow grave.
The stout man leaped over the shallow ditch and stumbled.