a river in N England, flowing E along the boundary between Durham and Yorkshire to the North Sea. 70 miles (113 km) long.
the letter T or t.
something shaped like a T , as a three-way joint used in fitting pipes together.
the mark aimed at in various games, as curling.
having a crosspiece at the top; shaped like a T .
to a tee. T, t (def 6).
Also called teeing ground. the starting place, usually a hard mound of earth, at the beginning of play for each hole.
a small wooden, plastic, metal, or rubber peg from which the ball is driven, as in teeing off.
Football. a device on which the ball may be placed to raise it off the ground preparatory to kicking.
verb (used with object), teed, teeing.
Golf. to place (the ball) on a tee.
Golf. to strike the ball from a tee.
Slang. to reprimand severely; scold:
He teed off on his son for wrecking the car.
Informal. to begin:
They teed off the program with a medley of songs.
Baseball, Softball. to make many runs and hits, especially extra-base hits:
teeing off for six runs on eight hits, including three doubles and a home run.
Baseball, Softball. to hit (a pitched ball) hard and far:
He teed off on a fastball and drove it into the bleachers.
Boxing. to strike with a powerful blow, especially to the head:
He teed off on his opponent with an overhand right.
Slang. to make angry, irritated, or disgusted:
She was teed off because her dinner guests were late.
a river in N England, rising in the N Pennines and flowing southeast and east to the North Sea at Middlesbrough. Length: 113 km (70 miles)
a pipe fitting in the form of a letter T, used to join three pipes
a metal section with a cross section in the form of a letter T, such as a rolled-steel joist
any part or component shaped like a T
Also called teeing ground. an area, often slightly elevated, from which the first stroke of a hole is made
a support for a golf ball, usually a small wooden or plastic peg, used when teeing off or in long grass, etc
verb tees, teeing, teed
when intr, often foll by up. to position (the ball) ready for striking, on or as if on a tee
a mark used as a target in certain games such as curling and quoits
noun 1. a variant spelling of T-square
noun 1. the industrial region around the lower Tees valley and estuary: a county borough, containing Middlesbrough, from 1968 to 1974
verb (used without object) 1. to move unsteadily. 2. to ride a seesaw; teetertotter. verb (used with object) 3. to tip (something) up and down; move unsteadily. noun 4. a seesaw motion; wobble. 5. a seesaw; teetertotter. verb 1. to move or cause to move unsteadily; wobble noun, verb 2. another word for seesaw
noun 1. a seesaw; teeter. 2. a similar board used by acrobats and tumblers that propels a person into the air when another person jumps onto the opposite end.