Definition of E in English:


(also e)


  • 1The fifth letter of the alphabet.

    1. 1.1 Denoting the fifth in a set of items, categories, sizes, etc.
    2. 1.2"e"Chess Denoting the fifth file from the left, as viewed from White's side of the board.
    3. 1.3 Denoting the lowest-earning socioeconomic category for marketing purposes.
  • 2"E"A shape like that of a capital E.

    in combination ‘an E-shaped stately home’
  • 3usually "E"Music
    The third note of the diatonic scale of C major.

    1. 3.1 A key based on a scale with E as its keynote.