What does LEE mean?

Definitions for LEEli; ˈdzʊŋˈdaʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word LEE.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lee, Spike Lee, Shelton Jackson Lee(noun)

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

  2. Lee, Gypsy Rose Lee, Rose Louise Hovick(noun)

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

  3. Lee, Bruce Lee, Lee Yuen Kam(noun)

    United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973)

  4. Lee, Tsung Dao 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)

  5. Lee, Richard Henry Lee(noun)

    leader of the American Revolution who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American Colonies (1732-1794)

  6. Lee, Henry Lee, Lighthorse Harry Lee(noun)

    soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)

  7. Lee, Robert E. Lee, Robert Edward Lee(noun)

    American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)

  8. lee, lee side, leeward(adj)

    the side of something that is sheltered from the wind

  9. downwind, lee(a)(adj)

    towards the side away from the wind


  1. lee(Noun)

    A protected cove or harbor, out of the wind.

  2. lee(Noun)

    The side of the ship away from the wind.

  3. Lee(ProperNoun)

    for someone who lived near a meadow (the Anglo-Saxon for meadow being ley or leag).

  4. Lee(ProperNoun)

    of Chinese origin, a variant of u674E (pinyin: Lu01D0) and other less common names such as u9ECE (Lu00ED) and u7406 (Lu01D0)

  5. Lee(ProperNoun)

    of Korean origin, a variant of Rhee (Hanja: u674E; Hangul: uC774 & uB9AC)

  6. Lee(ProperNoun)

    derived from the surname, or a nickname for names such as Leo and Leroy

  7. Lee(ProperNoun)

    popular in conjoined names such as Lee Ann or Mary Lee.

  8. Lee(ProperNoun)

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

  9. Origin: from hleo, from hliwan (compare German Lee, lau, Swedish lä, Danish læ, lij), from ḱley- (compare clyd, Latin caleo, šiltas, Sanskrit शरद्).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lee(verb)

    to lie; to speak falsely

  2. Lee(noun)

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

  3. Lee(noun)

    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. Lee(noun)

    that part of the hemisphere, as one stands on shipboard, toward which the wind blows. See Lee, a

  5. Lee(adj)

    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

  6. Origin: [OE. lee shelter, Icel. hl, akin to AS. hle, hlew, shelter, protection, OS. hlo, D. lij lee, Sw. l, Dan. l.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lee

    lē, n. (Spens.) a river: also the same as Lea.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LEE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2872

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LEE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2543


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LEE in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LEE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bill Baroni:

    I let the people in Fort Lee down.

  2. Matt Denton:

    Matt Denton and Joshua Lee're working on the film.

  3. Se Young Lee:

    Lee Sedol is the one who lost today, not humanity.

  4. Tom Selleck:

    I was stunned, kathie Lee Gifford was a good kiss, man.

  5. Conn Carroll:

    Utah Sen. Mike Lee is undecided on the bill in its current form.

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