-high

[[t]-ha͟ɪ[/t]]
COMB in ADJ
-high combines with words such as `knee' or `shoulder' to indicate that someone or something reaches as high as the point that is mentioned.

The grass was knee-high.

COMB in ADV: ADV after v
-high is also a combining form.

The Tibetans lifted the man with the flag shoulder-high.


English dictionary. 2008.

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