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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Compare Old English hlt (share, lot).

Noun

Singular
leet

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

Verb

leet

  1. (obsolete) Simple past of let.

Etymology 2

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

Noun

Singular
leet

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

Etymology 3

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Noun

Singular
leet

Plural
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  1. (zoology) The European pollock.

Etymology 4

An aphetic form of elite.

Alternative spellings

Adjective

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Positive
leet

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

Noun

Singular
leet

Plural
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leet (-)
  1. (Internet slang) Abbreviation of leetspeak.

References

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

Norwegian

Verb

leet

  1. Past tense and past participle of lee.

Scots

Etymology

Compare Old English hlt (share, lot).

Noun

leet ({{{1}}})

Singular
leet

Plural
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  1. a list

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