knee-high to a grasshopper

knee-high to a grasshopper
knee-high to a grasshopper (orig US)
Very short, with connotation of extreme youth
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Main Entry:knee

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knee-high to a grasshopper informal old-fashioned phrase
very small, because you are very young
Thesaurus: words used to describe heighthyponym high and heightsynonym
Main entry: knee-high

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informal very small or very young

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knee-high to a ˈgrasshopper idiom
(informal, humorous) very small; very young
Main entry:knee-highidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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