Definition of Lee

1. Noun. United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957).

2. Adjective. Towards the side away from the wind.
Exact synonyms: Downwind
Similar to: Leeward

3. Noun. United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970).

4. Noun. United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973).
Exact synonyms: Bruce Lee, Lee Yuen Kam
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian

5. Noun. United States physicist (born in China) who collaborated with Yang Chen Ning in disproving the principle of conservation of parity (born in 1926).
Exact synonyms: Tsung Dao Lee
Generic synonyms: Nuclear Physicist

6. Noun. Leader of the American Revolution who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American Colonies (1732-1794).
Exact synonyms: Richard Henry Lee
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader

7. Noun. Soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818).
Exact synonyms: Henry Lee, Lighthorse Harry Lee
Generic synonyms: Soldier

8. Noun. American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870).
Exact synonyms: Robert E. Lee, Robert Edward Lee
Generic synonyms: Full General, General

9. Noun. The side of something that is sheltered from the wind.
Exact synonyms: Lee Side, Leeward
Generic synonyms: Face, Side
Antonyms: Windward

Definition of Lee

1. v. i. To lie; to speak falsely.

2. n. That which settles at the bottom, as of a cask of liquor (esp. wine); sediment; dregs; -- used now only in the plural.

3. n. A sheltered place; esp., a place protected from the wind by some object; the side sheltered from the wind; shelter; protection; as, the lee of a mountain, an island, or a ship.

4. a. Of or pertaining to the part or side opposite to that against which the wind blows; -- opposed to weather; as, the lee side or lee rail of a vessel.

Definition of Lee

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English topographic from=Middle English dot=) for someone who lived near a meadow (the Anglo-Saxon for meadow being ley or leag). ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname from=Chinese dot=) of Chinese origin, a variant of ? (pinyin: ''L?'') and other less common names such as ? (''Lí'') and ? (''L?'') ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname from=Korean dot=) of Korean origin, a variant of Rhee (Hanja: ?; Hangul: ? & ?) ¹

4. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) derived from the surname, or a nickname for names such as Leo and Leroy ¹

5. Proper noun. (surnames female given name) popular in conjoined names such as ''Lee Ann'' or ''Mary Lee''. ¹

6. Proper noun. Any of various place names, including a river in England, and a river in Co. Cork, Ireland. ¹

7. Noun. (sailing) A protected cove or harbor, out of the wind. ¹

8. Noun. (sailing) The side of the ship away from the wind. ¹

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Definition of Lee

1. shelter from the wind [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lee

ledger entry
ledger line
ledger lines
ledger paper
lee (current term)
lee shore
lee side
lee tide
leech line
leech onto

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