EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Old English hlēte, *hlīete (share, lot), cognate with Old Norse hleyti (share, portion).

NounEdit

leet (plural leets)

  1. (Scotland) A portion or list, especially a list of candidates for an office.

VerbEdit

leet

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of let

Etymology 2Edit

Originated 1400–50 from late Middle English lete (meeting), from Anglo-Norman lete and Medieval Latin leta, possibly from Old English gelǣte (crossroads).

NounEdit

leet (plural leets)

  1. (UK, obsolete) A regular court in which the certain lords had jurisdiction over local disputes, or the physical area of this jurisdiction.

Etymology 3Edit

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Particularly: “Etymology uncertain”

NounEdit

leet (plural leets)

  1. (zoology) The European pollock.

Etymology 4Edit

An aphetic form of elite.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

leet (plural leets)

  1. (Internet slang) Abbreviation of leetspeak.

AdjectiveEdit

leet (comparative more leet, superlative most leet)

  1. Of or relating to leetspeak.
  2. (slang) Possessing outstanding skill in a field; expert, masterful.
  3. (slang) Having superior social rank over others; upper class, elite.
  4. (slang) Awesome, typically to describe a feat of skill; cool, sweet.

ReferencesEdit

  • leet” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "leet" in the Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, MICRA, 1996, 1998.

AnagramsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

VerbEdit

leet

  1. third-person singular present indicative of leeën
  2. second-person plural present indicative of leeën
  3. second-person plural imperative of leeën

NorwegianEdit

VerbEdit

leet

  1. Past tense and past participle of lee

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Old English hlēte (share, lot).

NounEdit

leet (plural leets)

  1. a list
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