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
Synonyms: upwind

"they were sailing leeward"

Related terms: windward windward
4. [ noun ] the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
Synonyms: lee_side lee
Related terms: side
Similar spelling:   Leard