Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The compass point midway between two directions adv. - To, toward, or in the opposite of the northwest.

Usage examples (6)
  • "The breeze, what there was, has been from the sou'-east and the current trends in the same direction."
  • "It wasn't long after dat de capten tould us dat we were full enough, an 'away we sailed to de sou'-east."
  • When conjoined with other points they are pronounced thus: nor'-east, sou'-east; and so on.
  • "Forward there to the sou'-east tower." for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.