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English adjective: lee

1. lee towards the side away from the wind


Synonymsdownwind


Similarleeward


Antonymswindward


English noun: Lee

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


SynonymsShelton Jackson Lee, Spike Lee


Instance hypernymfilm maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker

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


SynonymsGypsy Rose Lee, Rose Louise Hovick


Instance hypernymecdysiast, exotic dancer, peeler, stripper, striptease, striptease artist, stripteaser

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


SynonymsBruce Lee, Lee Yuen Kam


Instance hypernymactor, histrion, player, role player, thespian

4. Lee (person) United States physicist (born in China) who collaborated with Yang Chen Ning in disproving the principle of conservation of parity (born in 1926)


SynonymsTsung Dao Lee


Instance hypernymnuclear physicist

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


SynonymsRichard Henry Lee


Instance hypernymAmerican Revolutionary leader

6. Lee (person) soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)


SynonymsHenry Lee, Lighthorse Harry Lee


Instance hypernymsoldier

7. Lee (person) American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)


SynonymsRobert E. Lee, Robert Edward Lee


Instance hypernymfull general, general

8. lee (location) the side of something that is sheltered from the wind


Synonymslee side, leeward


Broader (hypernym)face, side


Antonymswindward









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