Associations to the word «Lee»


LEE, noun. (sailing) A protected cove or harbor, out of the wind.
LEE, noun. (sailing) The side of the ship away from the wind.
LEE, noun. A sheltered place, especially a place protected from the wind by some object; the side sheltered from the wind; shelter; protection.
LEE, proper noun. An English topographic surname​ for someone who lived near a meadow (the Anglo-Saxon for meadow being ley or leag).
LEE, proper noun. A surname​ of Chinese origin, a variant of 李 (pinyin: Lǐ) and other less common names such as 黎 (Lí) and 理 (Lǐ)
LEE, proper noun. A surname​ of Korean origin, a variant of Rhee (Hanja: 李; Hangul: 이 & 리)
LEE, proper noun. A male given name derived from the surname, or a nickname for names such as Leo and Leroy
LEE, proper noun. A female given name popular in conjoined names such as Lee Ann or Mary Lee.
LEE, proper noun. Any of various place names, including a river in England, a suburb of London, and a river in Co. Cork, Ireland.
LEE ROY, proper noun. A male given name.
LEE SHORE, noun. (nautical) a shore, towards which the wind is blowing, and to which there is the danger of being driven

Dictionary definition

LEE, noun. United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957).
LEE, noun. United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970).
LEE, noun. United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973).
LEE, noun. United States physicist (born in China) who collaborated with Yang Chen Ning in disproving the principle of conservation of parity (born in 1926).
LEE, noun. Leader of the American Revolution who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American Colonies (1732-1794).
LEE, noun. Soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818).
LEE, noun. American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870).
LEE, noun. The side of something that is sheltered from the wind.
LEE, adjective. Towards the side away from the wind.

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