dees

[ dees ]
/ dis /
|

adjective Slang.


Nearby words

  1. deerhound,
  2. deerskin,
  3. deerstalker,
  4. deerweed,
  5. deeryard,
  6. deesis,
  7. deet,
  8. deets,
  9. def,
  10. def.

dee

[ dee ]
/ di /

noun

a metal loop attached to tack, for fastening gear: to hang wire cutters from a dee on a saddle.
Physics. a hollow electrode for accelerating particles in a cyclotron.

Origin of dee

First recorded in 1785–95; so called from its shape, which resembles the letter D

Dee

[ dee ]
/ di /

noun

John,1527–1608, English mathematician and astrologer.
a river in NE Scotland, flowing E into the North Sea at Aberdeen. 90 miles (145 km) long.
a river in N Wales and W England, flowing E and N into the Irish Sea. About 70 miles (110 km) long.
a male or female given name.

dece

or dees

[ dees ]
/ dis /

adjective Slang.

great, wonderful.

Origin of dece

shortening of decent

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British Dictionary definitions for dees

dee

/ (diː) /

verb

a Scot word for die 1

Dee

1
/ (diː) /

noun

a river in N Wales and NW England, rising in S Gwynedd and flowing east and north to the Irish Sea. Length: about 112 km (70 miles)
a river in NE Scotland, rising in the Cairngorms and flowing east to the North Sea. Length: about 140 km (87 miles)
a river in S Scotland, flowing south to the Solway Firth. Length: about 80 km (50 miles)

Dee

2
/ (diː) /

noun

John. 1527–1608, English mathematician, astrologer, and magician: best known for his preface (1570) to the first edition of Euclid in English
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