Definitions of shallow

  1. To become shallow, as water.
  2. become shallow; " the lake shallowed over time"
  3. Not deep; having little depth; shoal.
  4. Not deep in tone.
  5. Not intellectually deep; not profound; not penetrating deeply; simple; not wise or knowing; ignorant; superficial; as, a shallow mind; shallow learning.
  6. a stretch of shallow water
  7. A place in a body of water where the water is not deep; a shoal; a flat; a shelf.
  8. A place where the water is not deep; shoal.
  9. Shallowness.
  10. A sandbank: a flat place over which the water is not deep: a shoal.
  11. A shoal; place where the water is not deep.
  12. A shallow place; shoal.
  13. A shoal; a sandbank.
  14. Any place where the water has but little depth.
  15. Shallowly.
  16. lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension; downward (" shallow water"; " a shallow dish"); or inward from an outer surface (" a shallow cut"); or backward (" a shallow closet"; " established a shallow beachhead"); or outward from a center (( sports) " hit the ball to shallow left field")
  17. not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply; " shallow breathing"; " a night of shallow fretful sleep"; " in a shallow trance"
  18. lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious; " shallow people"; " his arguments seemed shallow and tedious"
  19. Not deep; having no mental depth; superficial.
  20. Not deep: not profound: not wise: trifling.
  21. Not deep; not profound; not wise.
  22. Lacking depth; shoal; superficial.
  23. Having little depth; not deep; not penetrating deeply; not profound; superficial.
  24. Having little depth; not far to the bottom; superficial; trifling.