AskDefine | Define zee

The Collaborative Dictionary

Zed \Zed\, n. [F., probably through It. zeta, fr. L. zeta. See Zeta.] The letter Z; -- called also zee, and formerly izzard. "Zed, thou unnecessary letter!" --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

zee n : the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet; "the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee"; "he doesn't know A from izzard" [syn: Z, zed, ezed, izzard]

English

Etymology

From zeta.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The letter Z; the twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet.

Synonyms

  • zed (outside the US)

Translations

See also

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • ze

Noun

zee (plural zeeën, diminutive zeetje)
  1. the sea
    De oude man en de zee.
    The Old Man and the Sea.
Zee is the American English pronunciation of the last letter in the modern Latin alphabet Z (Normally outside of the US). Zee may also refer to:
  • Anthony Zee, American physicist
  • Doctor Zee, character from the TV series Galactica 1980
  • Zatanna, DC Comics character
  • Zee, character in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions movies
  • Zee, character that co-hosts the Noggin cable television network.
  • Zee (artist), Abdul Aziz Peregrino-Brimah, a Holy Hip Hop artist (Christian rapper)
  • Zee (band), Rick Wright & Dave Harris' band
  • Zee TV, India-based satellite television channel.
  • Zuider Zee, a shallow inlet of the North Sea in the northwest of the Netherlands

See also

  • Zed the letter Z in English (UK) pronunciation.
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