Lee

Primary Meanings of Lee

1.
n
American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)
2.
n
United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973)
3.
n
leader of the American Revolution who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American Colonies (1732-1794)
4.
n
soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
5.
n
United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
6.
n
United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970)
7.
n
United States physicist (born in China) who collaborated with Yang Chen Ning in disproving the principle of conservation of parity (born in 1926)
Full Definitions of Lee
1

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

Synonyms:
Robert E. Lee, Robert Edward Lee
Example of:
full general, general
a general officer of the highest rank
2

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

Synonyms:
Bruce Lee, Lee Yuen Kam
Example of:
actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian
a theatrical performer
3

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

Synonyms:
Richard Henry Lee
Example of:
American Revolutionary leader
a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States
4

n soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)

Synonyms:
Henry Lee, Lighthorse Harry Lee
Example of:
soldier
an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
5

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

Synonyms:
Shelton Jackson Lee, Spike Lee
Example of:
film maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker
a producer of motion pictures
6

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

Synonyms:
Gypsy Rose Lee, Rose Louise Hovick
Example of:
ecdysiast, exotic dancer, peeler, stripper, striptease, striptease artist, stripteaser
a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
7

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

Synonyms:
Tsung Dao Lee
Example of:
nuclear physicist
a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics

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