Leet meaning

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A variety of spelling that uses numbers and symbols that approximate the shape of certain letters, using for example 1 and 5 for i and s, used primarily in texting and other typed electronic communication.
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In England, a manorial court or its jurisdiction.
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(Scotland) A portion or list, especially a list of candidates for an office.
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(obsolete) Simple past tense of let.
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(UK, obsolete) A regular court in which the certain lords had jurisdiction over local disputes, or the physical area of this jurisdiction.
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(zoology) The European pollock.
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(Internet slang) Abbreviation of leetspeak.
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Of or relating to leetspeak.
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(slang) Possessing outstanding skill in a field; expert, masterful.
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(slang) Having superior social rank over others; upper class, elite.
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(slang) Awesome, typically to describe a feat of skill; cool, sweet.
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Origin of leet

  • From l33t alteration and leet respelling (using 3 for E) of elite (in reference to the use of such spellings by those with elite, or privileged, access status on early computer bulletin boards)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Originated 1400-50 from late Middle English lete (“meeting"), from Anglo-Norman lete and Medieval Latin leta, possibly from Old English gelÇ£te (“crossroads").
    From Wiktionary
  • Compare Old English hlÄ“te, *hlÄ«ete (“share, lot"), cognate with Old Norse hleyti (“share, portion").
    From Wiktionary
  • An aphetic form of elite.
    From Wiktionary