lit
Pronunciation Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of light
  2. Simple past tense and past participle of light

    lit (lits, present participle litting; past and past participle litted)

  3. (US, dialectal) To run or light (alight).
Adjective

lit

  1. Illuminated.
    He walked down the lit corridor.
  2. (slang) intoxicated or under the influence of drugs; stoned.
  3. (slang) Sexually aroused (usually of a female), especially visibly sexually aroused.
  4. (slang) Exciting, captivating; fun.
    • 2017, Justin Allec, Adrian Lysenko, & Kirsti Salmi, "Sounds of the City: Part VI", The Walleye, November 2017, page 8 ↗:
      DJ sets so lit the dance floor's dripping with sweat?
    • 2018, James Courtney, "Music Picks", San Antonio Current, 4 July 2018, page 39 ↗:
      If indie punk, pop-punk, post-punk, and emo happen to be your bag, this early-week show at Paper Tiger is gonna be lit.
    • 2018, Shan Kekahuna, "Hau'oli Makahiki Hou!", MauiTime, 27 December 2018, page 17 ↗:
      New Year's Eve is once a year and it's gonna be lit.
    This party is gonna be lit.
  5. (slang) Excellent, fantastic; cool.
    • 2017, "Out with the old, in with the new", Dundrum Gazette, 8 June 2017, page 18 ↗:
      […] will keep your feet looking lit this summer thanks to the Trainer Exchange.
    • 2019, "Top 10 Plastic Surgeons in Manhattan", Art Bodega Magazine, December/January 2019 ↗:
      At his Upper East Side office, the talented doctor has a very lit and elegant office, where art canvasses the walls.
    • 2019, Alice Ridley, "Letter from the Editor", Connect Magazine, October 2019, page 4 ↗:
      The fourth article is all about autumnal leaf photography tips to get our Instagram photos looking lit.
    Those jeans are lit.
Synonyms Translations Translations Adjective

lit (comparative litter, superlative littest)

  1. (obsolete) Little.
Noun

lit (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Little.
Related terms Noun

lit (uncountable)

  1. (UK dialectal) Colour; blee; dye; stain.
Verb

lit (lits, present participle litting; past and past participle litted)

  1. (transitive) To colour; dye.
Noun

lit (uncountable)

  1. Clipping of literature#English|literature.
    Do we have any lit homework tonight?

Lit
Noun

lit (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of literature#English|literature.



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