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tee

play
noun \ˈtē\

Definition of tee

  1. 1 :  the letter t

  2. 2 :  something shaped like a capital T

  3. 3 :  a mark aimed at in various games (as curling)

to a tee
  1. :  exactly, precisely <the description fit her to a tee>



Origin of tee

Middle English


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with tee

b, be, bee, c, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee


2

tee

noun

Definition of tee

  1. 1a :  a small mound or a peg on which a golf ball is placed before being struck at the beginning of play on a holeb :  a device for holding a football in position for kickingc :  an adjustable post on which a ball is placed for batting (as in T-ball)

  2. 2 :  the area from which a golf ball is struck at the beginning of play on a hole



Origin of tee

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1673


3

tee

transitive verb

Definition of tee

teedtee·ing

  1. :  to place (a ball) on a tee —often used with up



1673

First Known Use of tee

1673

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TEE Defined for Kids

tee

play
noun \ˈtē\

Definition of tee

  1. :  a device (as a post or peg) on which a ball is placed to be hit or kicked in various sports <a golf tee> <a football tee>




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