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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.
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lit

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

lit

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

[ˈlɪt]
pt
pp of light
adjallumé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
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