|a.||1.||Not deep; having little depth; shoal.|
|2.||Not deep in tone.|
|3.||Not intellectually deep; not profound; not penetrating deeply; simple; not wise or knowing; ignorant; superficial; as, a shallow mind; shallow learning.|
The king was neither so shallow, nor so ill advertised, as not to perceive the intention of the French king.
|n.||1.||A place in a body of water where the water is not deep; a shoal; a flat; a shelf.|
|2.||(Zool.) The rudd.|
|v. t.||1.||To make shallow.|
|v. i.||1.||To become shallow, as water.|
|Noun||1.||shallow - a stretch of shallow water|
|Verb||1.||shallow - make shallow; "The silt shallowed the canal"|
|2.||shallow - become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time"|
|Adj.||1.||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"|
deep - having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
|2.||shallow - not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply; "shallow breathing"; "a night of shallow fretful sleep"; "in a shallow trance"|
deep - relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep"
|3.||shallow - lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious; "shallow people"; "his arguments seemed shallow and tedious"|