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leaky letting gas, water, or odors escape.
lean1 to bend or slant. [4 definitions]
lean2 having little extra fat on the body. [2 definitions]
lean over backward to work extremely and unusually hard.
lean-to a shelter that has one side that slopes up and serves as both a wall and a roof. The sloping side is supported by something like logs or posts. A lean-to is often open on the other ends or sides.
leap to spring into the air, moving straight up or to another position. [3 definitions]
leapfrog a game in which one player bends over while the other players take turns jumping over.
leapt a past tense and past participle of leap.
leap year a year that has 366 days, which happens every four years. The extra day is February 29.
learn to get to know or gain knowledge of through study or experience. [3 definitions]
learned having or showing knowledge or learning.
learning knowledge gained through careful study or experience.
learnt a past tense and a past participle of learn.
lease an agreement for living in or using another person's property in exchange for money or something else of value. [3 definitions]
leash a length of leather, chain, or rope attached to the collar of an animal to keep it under control. [2 definitions]
least superlative of little. [5 definitions]
leather material made from the skin of an animal by removing the hair and tanning. Leather is used for making shoes, jackets, luggage, and many other things. [2 definitions]
leave1 to go away from or depart. [5 definitions]
leave2 permission. [2 definitions]
leave alone to let alone; not disturb. [2 definitions]
leave no stone unturned to use every means possible; consider every choice.