Meaning of -HIGH in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ -haɪ ]
-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 ADJ
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006