Definition of in deep in English:

in deep


  • Inextricably involved in or committed to a situation.

    ‘he knew that he was in deep when his things began to proliferate in her apartment’
    • ‘The shooting began to sink in and he realised he was in deep, way over his head.’
    • ‘You're in deep in the system, in its fouled blood, in its creaking bones, in its edgy nerves.’
    • ‘Four likely London lads are in deep to a mobster and try to find ways to come up with the dosh.’
    • ‘Besides, Calvin was way in deep with Carol Carmicheal, some senior at the other private school in town.’
    • ‘He got himself in deep over his head and now he could spend the rest of his life in jail.’