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Definition of "lee" []

  • Nautical The side away from the direction from which the wind blows. (noun)
  • An area sheltered from the wind: in the lee of the boulder. (noun)
  • Cover; shelter. (noun)
  • Nautical Of or relating to the side sheltered from the wind: the lee gunwale. (adjective)
  • Located in or facing the path of an oncoming glacier. Used of a geologic formation. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lee" in a sentence
  • "Spike lee is a racist idiot who makes boring terrible movies with the exception of he got game. judd apatow should be upset that spike lees name was even mentioned in the same breath as his. spike lee is about as good of a director as micheal bay and he looks like a slightly less retarded version of beetlejuice on the howard stern show"
  • "Matt you know what everyone else has said it for me spike lee is an arrogant jerk and he has milked the race card so many times. spike lee if you are reading this, shut the hell up."
  • "Labels: alvin lee, i'm going home, music desk, ten years after, woodstock"