be knee-high to a grasshopper

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be knee-high to a grasshopper

To be young. When I was knee-high to a grasshopper, I loved playing with dolls and stuffed animals. Unfortunately, Ed's mother died when he was still knee-high to a grasshopper.
See also: grasshopper

be knee-high to a grasshopper

  (humorous)
to be very young
Usage notes: A grasshopper is an extremely small insect.
The last time I came here I was knee-high to a grasshopper.
See also: grasshopper