Leeward definitions

lo͝o'ərd, lē'wərd
In the direction toward which the wind blows.
adjective
37
1
On the lee side.
adjective
34
1
Toward the lee; away from the wind.
adverb
32
1
The side or direction away from the wind.
noun
28
0
On or toward the side to which the wind is blowing.
adjective
19
0
The lee side or quarter.
noun
16
0
Away from the direction from which the wind is blowing. Downwind.
adjective
0
0

Origin of leeward

lee (“side away from the wind") +"Ž -ward (“direction")