Synonyms for shallow
- sand bar
Antonyms for shallow
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHALLOW
These he drove firmly into the soft bottom of a shallow lake.
He was in a shallow basin which luckily pointed in the right direction for him.
The shallow water of the lagoon ran into gold-tipped ripples.
In every shallow ravine were groves of tree ferns forty feet tall.
Below this opening was a shallow basin into which the rainwater fell.
They were blue eyes, blue and shallow as a doll's, and edged with long, fine lashes.
As such, therefore, they can be read and used to any depth, shallow or profound.
I have even at a pinch clubbed them to death in a shallow, land-locked pool.
Repent, and we will laugh at your penitence as a shallow deception.
Perhaps I have pictured some few of them as frivolous and shallow.
c.1400, schalowe "not deep," probably from or related to Old English sceald (see shoal (n.)). Of breathing, attested from 1875; of thought or feeling, "superficial," first recorded 1580s. The noun, usually shallows, is first recorded 1570s, from the adjective.
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