noun \ˈtē\

Definition of TEE

:  the letter t
:  something shaped like a capital T
:  a mark aimed at in various games (as curling)
to a tee
:  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



Definition of TEE

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


transitive verb

Definition of TEE

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

First Known Use of TEE


Other Field and Goal Sports Terms

crease, lateral, lax, overthrow, playbook, post, screen, scrum, secondary, ultimate
TEE Defined for Kids


noun \ˈtē\

Definition of TEE for Kids

:  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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