Definition of leeward

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • leeward is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 11
  • leeward is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 11
  • leeward is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 12

Definition of leeward


  • away from the wind (adverb)

    Examples

    1. they were sailing leeward

    Synonyms

    1. upwind
  • the side of something that is sheltered from the wind (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. lee
    2. lee side
  • on the side away from the wind (adjective)

    Examples

    1. on the leeward side of the island
  • the direction in which the wind is blowing (noun)

See definition of leeward in Merriam Webster

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