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lit 1

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

lit 2

 (lĭt)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of light1.

lit 3

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

lit

(lɪt)
vb
1. a past tense and past participle of light1
2. an alternative past tense and past participle of light2

lit1

(lɪt)

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

lit3

(lɪt)

v.
a pt. and pp. of light 3.

lit4

(lɪt)

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

Lit

(in Italy) lira.

lit.

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"

lit

adjective
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.
Translations

lit

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

lit

[ˈlɪt]
pt
pp of light
adjallumé(e)

light3

(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 ?
Can you not hear the cuckoo call, even though the lamps may be lit and the winter wind be shrill without?
This shall be my last pleasure,' thought he, pulled it out, lit it at the blue light and began to smoke.
One of the fishermen struck light from a stone, set fire to some tinder, and by the aid of a match lit a lantern.