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tee 1

 (tē)
n.
1. The letter t.
2. Something shaped like a T.
3. Informal A T-shirt.
4. Sports & Games A mark aimed at in certain games, such as curling or quoits.
Idiom:
to a tee
Perfectly; exactly: a plan that suits me to a tee.

tee 2

 (tē)
n.
1. A small peg with a concave top for holding a golf ball for an initial drive.
2. The designated area of each golf hole from which a player makes his or her first stroke.
3. A device used to stand a football on end for a kickoff.
4. A shaft with a concave top attached to a flat base, used to hold the ball in T-ball.
tr.v. teed, tee·ing, tees
To place (a ball) on a tee. Often used with up.
Phrasal Verb:
tee off
1. To drive a golf ball from the tee.
2. Slang To start or begin: They teed off the fundraising campaign with a dinner.
3. Slang To make angry or disgusted: The impertinent remarks teed the speaker off.

[Back-formation from obsolete Scots teaz (taken as a pl.)]

tee

(tiː)
n
1. (Building) a pipe fitting in the form of a letter T, used to join three pipes
2. (Building) a metal section with a cross section in the form of a letter T, such as a rolled-steel joist
3. any part or component shaped like a T

tee

(tiː) golf
n
1. (Golf) Also called: teeing ground an area, often slightly elevated, from which the first stroke of a hole is made
2. (Golf) a support for a golf ball, usually a small wooden or plastic peg, used when teeing off or in long grass, etc
vb, tees, teeing or teed
(Golf) (when: intr, often foll by up) to position (the ball) ready for striking, on or as if on a tee
[C17 teaz, of unknown origin]

tee

(tiː)
n
(Curling) a mark used as a target in certain games such as curling and quoits
[C18: perhaps from T-shaped marks, which may have originally been used in curling]

tee1

(ti)

n.
1. the letter T or
t.
2. something shaped like a T, as a three-way pipe joint.
5. the mark aimed at in various games, as curling.
adj.
6. shaped like a T, esp. with a crosspiece at the top.
[1605–15; sp. form of the letter name]

tee2

(ti)

n., v. teed, tee•ing. n.
1.
a. the area from which the first stroke on each hole of a golf course is played.
b. a small peg or a mound of earth from which a golf ball is driven at the tee.
2. a stand on which a football is rested to position it for kicking prior to a kickoff.
v.t.
3. to place (a ball) on a tee.
4. tee off,
a. to strike a golf ball from a tee.
b. to begin.
c. Slang. to make angry or irritated.
[1715–25; orig. Scots; appar. back formation from earlier teaz]

tee


Past participle: teed
Gerund: teeing

Imperative
tee
tee
Present
I tee
you tee
he/she/it tees
we tee
you tee
they tee
Preterite
I teed
you teed
he/she/it teed
we teed
you teed
they teed
Present Continuous
I am teeing
you are teeing
he/she/it is teeing
we are teeing
you are teeing
they are teeing
Present Perfect
I have teed
you have teed
he/she/it has teed
we have teed
you have teed
they have teed
Past Continuous
I was teeing
you were teeing
he/she/it was teeing
we were teeing
you were teeing
they were teeing
Past Perfect
I had teed
you had teed
he/she/it had teed
we had teed
you had teed
they had teed
Future
I will tee
you will tee
he/she/it will tee
we will tee
you will tee
they will tee
Future Perfect
I will have teed
you will have teed
he/she/it will have teed
we will have teed
you will have teed
they will have teed
Future Continuous
I will be teeing
you will be teeing
he/she/it will be teeing
we will be teeing
you will be teeing
they will be teeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been teeing
you have been teeing
he/she/it has been teeing
we have been teeing
you have been teeing
they have been teeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been teeing
you will have been teeing
he/she/it will have been teeing
we will have been teeing
you will have been teeing
they will have been teeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been teeing
you had been teeing
he/she/it had been teeing
we had been teeing
you had been teeing
they had been teeing
Conditional
I would tee
you would tee
he/she/it would tee
we would tee
you would tee
they would tee
Past Conditional
I would have teed
you would have teed
he/she/it would have teed
we would have teed
you would have teed
they would have teed

tee

Slightly elevated area from which a player drives the ball; also the peg on which the ball is placed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tee - the starting place for each hole on a golf coursetee - the starting place for each hole on a golf course; "they were waiting on the first tee"
golf course, links course - course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
land site, site - the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"
2.tee - support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickofftee - support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
3.tee - a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the groundtee - a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground
golf equipment - sports equipment used in playing golf
nog, peg - a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
Verb1.tee - place on a tee; "tee golf balls"
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
2.tee - connect with a tee; "tee two pipes"
connect, link, link up, tie - connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
Translations
podstavec
tee
tii
trojnik
ティー
utslagsplats
เป้ารองรับลูกกอล์ฟในการตี
vật đỡ bóng gôn

tee

[tiː] N
1. (Golf) (= object) → tee m; (= area) → punto m de salida
the third teeel punto de salida del tercer hoyo
2.
see T
tee off VI + ADVdar el primer golpe
tee up
A. VT + ADV (Golf) [+ ball] → colocar en el tee (Ftbl) → preparar
B. VI + ADVcolocar la pelota en el tee

tee

[ˈtiː] n (GOLF)tee m

tee

1 (Golf)
nTee nt
vt ballauf das Tee legen

tee

[tiː] n (Golf) → tee m inv
tee off vi + adv (Golf) → cominciare la partita

tee

نُقْطَةُ الاِنْطِلَاقِ في لُعْبِةِ الـجُولْف podstavec tee Tee κοντομάνικο ρούχο punto de salida, tee tii trojnik tee ティー tee tee rzutnia suporte para a bola тройник utslagsplats เป้ารองรับลูกกอล์ฟในการตี golf sopası vật đỡ bóng gôn 球座
References in classic literature ?
Everyone who has seen Archibald Mealing play golf knows that his teeing off is one of the most impressive sights ever witnessed on the links.
The following morning, while the first worm is busily engaged in testing the construction of our coffin, they are teeing up for the first hole to suffer more acute sorrow over a sliced ball than they did over our, to us, untimely demise.
They moved off presently to the next teeing ground.