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Thoroughly immersed or involved.‘I'm balls deep in the music scene’‘the United States would be balls deep in military conflicts’
To a considerable level of immersion or involvement.‘I needed something to keep me busy and just went balls deep into fantasy baseball’
1990s: from balls (sense 1) + deep, probably as a sexual metaphor.
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