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1. leeward

noun. ['ˈliːwɝd'] the direction in which the wind is blowing.

Synonyms

  • direction
  • leeward side

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • descent
  • ascent

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lee (English)

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Rhymes with Leeward

  • seaward

Sentences with leeward


1. Adjective
The top and leeward side of the nest are thinner, allowing for good air circulation and temperature control.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A large, sunny beach with easy access on the leeward (western) coast is Mauna Kea Beach.

2. leeward

adjective. ['ˈliːwɝd'] on the side away from the wind.

Synonyms

  • lee

Antonyms

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Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lee (English)

3. leeward

adverb. ['ˈliːwɝd'] toward the wind.

Antonyms

  • windward

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lee (English)

4. leeward

noun. ['ˈliːwɝd'] the side of something that is sheltered from the wind.

Synonyms

  • side
  • lee
  • lee side

Antonyms

  • front
  • rear
  • avoid
  • back

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lee (English)
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