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Definition of tee noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a flat area on a golf course from which players hit the ball to drive off from the first tee a tee shot
  2. 2a small piece of plastic or wood that you stick in the ground to support a golf ball before you hit it
  3. 3a stand used in Tee Ball™ to hold a baseball before it is hit with a bat
  4. Idioms
    to a T/tee (informal)
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    used to say that something is exactly right for someone, succeeds in doing something in exactly the right way, etc. Her new job suits her to a T. The novel captures the feeling of the prewar period to a T.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tee