Definitions of Lee
  1. noun
    American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)
    synonyms: Robert E. Lee, Robert Edward Lee
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    full general, general
    a general officer of the highest rank
  2. noun
    United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973)
    synonyms: Bruce Lee, Lee Yuen Kam
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    actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian
    a theatrical performer
  3. noun
    leader of the American Revolution who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American Colonies (1732-1794)
    synonyms: Richard Henry Lee
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    American Revolutionary leader
    a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States
  4. noun
    soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
    synonyms: Henry Lee, Lighthorse Harry Lee
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    an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
  5. noun
    United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
    synonyms: Shelton Jackson Lee, Spike Lee
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    film maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker
    a producer of motion pictures
  6. noun
    United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970)
    synonyms: Gypsy Rose Lee, Rose Louise Hovick
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    ecdysiast, exotic dancer, peeler, stripper, striptease, striptease artist, stripteaser
    a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
  7. noun
    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
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    nuclear physicist
    a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics
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