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to a tee

Definition of to a tee

  1. :  in a perfect or exact way <Her new car fits/suits her to a tee.> <That's him to a tee.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the letter t

    :  something shaped like a capital T

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

  1. :  a small mound or a peg on which a golf ball is placed before being struck at the beginning of play on a hole

    :  a device for holding a football in position for kicking

    :  an adjustable post on which a ball is placed for batting (as in T-ball)


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a timid, meek, or unassertive person

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