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English adjective: leeward

1. leeward on the side away from the wind

SamplesOn the leeward side of the island.

Similardownwind, lee


English noun: leeward

1. leeward the direction in which the wind is blowing

Broader (hypernym)direction

Narrower (hyponym)leeward side, to leeward


2. leeward (location) the side of something that is sheltered from the wind

Synonymslee, lee side

Broader (hypernym)face, side


English adverb: leeward

1. leeward toward the wind

SamplesThey were sailing leeward.


Antonymswindward, downwind

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