Meaning of E in English

E

/ iː; NAmE / noun , abbreviation

■ noun (also e ) [ C , U ] ( pl. Es , E's , e's / iːz; NAmE /)

1.

the fifth letter in the English alphabet :

'Egg' begins with (an) E / 'E'.

2.

E ( music ) the third note in the scale of C major

3.

E the fifth highest mark / grade that a student can get for a piece of work, showing that it is very bad :

He got an E in / for French.

—see also E-number

■ abbreviation

1.

East; Eastern :

E Asia

2.

( slang ) the drug Ecstasy :

She had taken an E.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.