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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


Antonymswindward


English noun: leeward

1. leeward the direction in which the wind is blowing


Broader (hypernym)direction


Narrower (hyponym)leeward side, to leeward


Antonymswindward

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


Synonymslee, lee side


Broader (hypernym)face, side


Antonymswindward


English adverb: leeward

1. leeward toward the wind


SamplesThey were sailing leeward.


Synonymsupwind


Antonymswindward, downwind









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