Definitions for LITlɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a pt. and pp. of

    Ref: light1 1 1

  2. (adj.)Slang. drink.

    Category: Status (usage)


  1. a pt. and pp. of

    Ref: light3. 1 3


  1. literature:

    a course in English lit.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Origin of lit:

by shortening


  1. (in Italy) lira.

    Category: Numismatics


  1. liter.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  2. literal.

  3. literally.

  4. literary.

  5. literature.

    Category: Literature

Princeton's WordNet

  1. literature, lit(adj)

    the humanistic study of a body of literature

    "he took a course in Russian lit"

  2. illuminated, lighted, lit, well-lighted(adj)

    provided with artificial light

    "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell"

  3. lighted, lit(adj)

    set afire or burning

    "the lighted candles"; "a lighted cigarette"; "a lit firecracker"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. litɪt

    the past tense and past participle of "light"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lit

    of Light

  2. Lit

    of Light

  3. Lit

    a form of the imp. & p. p. of Light


  1. Lit

    Lit is an alternative rock band, based in Fullerton, California. They released several singles in the late 1990s and early 2000s including their No. 1 hit "My Own Worst Enemy", "Miserable", "Zip-Lock", "Over My Head", "Lipstick and Bruises", "Addicted", "Looks Like They Were Right", and "Times Like This".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LIT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4044

Translations for LIT

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a piece of furniture, or a place, to sleep on

The child sleeps in a small bed; a bed of straw.

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