Definitions for



Overview of noun shallow

The noun shallow has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. shoal, shallow

(a stretch of shallow water)


Overview of verb shallow

The verb shallow has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. shallow, shoal

(make shallow; "The silt shallowed the canal")

2. shallow, shoal

(become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time")


Overview of adj shallow

The adj shallow has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) shallow

(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")

2. shallow

(not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply; "shallow breathing"; "a night of shallow fretful sleep"; "in a shallow trance")

3. shallow

(lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious; "shallow people"; "his arguments seemed shallow and tedious")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices