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lit 1

A past tense and a past participle of light1. See Usage Note at light1.
Informal. Drunk or drugged. Often used with up.

lit 2

A past tense and a past participle of light1.

lit 3

n. Informal
Literature, especially as an academic subject: enjoyed my course in French lit.


1. a past tense and past participle of light1
2. an alternative past tense and past participle of light2



1. a pt. and pp. of light 1 .
2. Slang. drink.



a pt. and pp. of light 3.



literature: a course in English lit.
[by shortening]


(in Italy) lira.


1. liter.
2. literal.
3. literally.
4. literary.
5. literature.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lit - the humanistic study of a body of literaturelit - the humanistic study of a body of literature; "he took a course in Russian lit"
literary study - the humanistic study of literature
literature - creative writing of recognized artistic value
Adj.1.lit - provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell"
light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
2.lit - set afire or burning; "the lighted candles"; "a lighted cigarette"; "a lit firecracker"


1. Slang. Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor.Also used with up:
Informal: cockeyed, stewed.
Idioms: drunk as a skunk, half-seas over, high as a kite, in one's cups, three sheets in the wind.
2. Slang. Stupefied, intoxicated, or otherwise influenced by the taking of drugs.Also used with up:
Informal: doped.


[lɪt] PT & PP of light 1 to be lit upestar achispado


pp of light


(lait) : light onpast tense, past participle lit (lit) verb
to find by chance. While wandering round the town, we lit on a very cheap restaurant.
References in classic literature ?
She has a brother; I think you know him, he married Lise Meinen lately.
Attendez," said Anna Pavlovna, reflecting, "I'll speak to Lise, young Bolkonski's wife, this very evening, and perhaps the thing can be arranged.
Lise in a White Shawl, 1872, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), oil on canvas, 56.
Fortin, the founder and member of the company's board of directors, proposes to sell the Class B subordinated voting shares that he holds for financial planning purposes, and Class B subordinated voting shares held by the Fondation Lise et Richard Fortin to meet donation commitments.
Prosecutors told jurors at the Peterborough Superior Court of Justice in Ontario that Watson was a "controlling" ex and he had killed Lise, a gran, as the "final act of harassing her".
Rather, the puzzled dissatisfaction of early readers and critics lay elsewhere, in two distinct areas: the construction of the 'character' of Lise, the murder victim; and the perceived lack of Spark's characteristic religious concerns in this novel.
Many efforts have been undertaken over the past 40 years to make Lise Watier Cosmetiques a highly respected and valued brand.
Editor Doh See-hwan with Virgil Dixon Morris and Lise McKean present a collection of academic papers and scholarly articles focused on the history and contemporary status of relations between Japan and Korea 100 years after the forced annexation.
Lise had stood by the former Have I Got News For You host despite revelations a decade ago he had taken cocaine, slept with a prostitute and had an affair.
By developing programs to encourage innovation and change, even large companies can become more agile, and ready to adopt new systems and new business models that can create new sources of revenue," added Lise Tcheng.
Many times I've sat through seemingly endless meetings that were going nowhere, or at best in circles, up until the moment Lise raised her hand and set the agenda back in motion, moving forward and getting the job done.
These birds (Kit Holder as the Cockerel) move like birds and they usher in Widow Simone (Michael O'Hare), a thrifty Bordelaise, still in curl papers and nightdress, owner of the farm and not above clouting her pretty teenage daughter Lise when she gets too dreamy over young and handsome Colas.