|1.||[ noun ] the direction in which the wind is blowing|
|Related terms:||windward direction to_leeward|
|2.||[ adjective ] on the side away from the wind|
"on the leeward side of the island"
|Related terms:||windward downwind|
|3.||[ adverb ] (nautical) toward the wind|
"they were sailing leeward"
|Related terms:||windward windward|
|4.||[ noun ] the side of something that is sheltered from the wind|