What does the word shallow mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Shallowly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Shallowness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Lacking depth; shoal; superficial.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A shallow place; shoal.

Usage examples for shallow

  1. This feeling inspired him, and the dew on his forehead became a moist and shallow lake that was already overflowing its banks. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. I am not so shallow as to imagine that I can ever understand nature any more than I can you with your direct, honest gaze. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  3. In the shallow water against the upper side of the bar they found them. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
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