leet

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

leet ‎(plural leets)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English lēt, past tense of lǣtan ‎(to let).

Verb[edit]

leet

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of let

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

leet ‎(plural leets)

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

Etymology 4[edit]

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Particularly: “Etymology uncertain”

Noun[edit]

leet ‎(plural leets)

  1. The European pollock.

Etymology 5[edit]

An aphetic form of elite, respelled according to leetspeak conventions.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

leet ‎(plural leets)

  1. (Internet slang) Abbreviation of leetspeak.

Adjective[edit]

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.

References[edit]

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

Anagrams[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

leet

  1. inflection of leeden:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person singular and plural imperative

Verb[edit]

leet

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

Norwegian[edit]

Verb[edit]

leet

  1. Past tense and past participle of lee

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian let, from Proto-Germanic *lataz. More at late.

Adjective[edit]

leet

  1. late

Related terms[edit]


Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Old English hlēte ‎(share, lot).

Noun[edit]

leet ‎(plural leets)

  1. a list