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Definition of lit

lit

adjective

  • under the influence of marijuana; "high".
    We got lit last night.

    Last edited on Mar 15 2010. Submitted by peter from MA, USA on Jun 11 1999.

  • under the influence of alcohol; "drunk".
    Let's get lit.

    Last edited on Mar 15 2010. Submitted by J-Ro on Dec 12 2001.

  • under the influence of drugs.
                               

                                                                                  

    Citation from "Smoked", Lie To Me (TV, 2010), Season 3 Episode 8 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 30 2010. Submitted by J-Ro on Dec 12 2001.

  • attractive; "hot".
    That chick is lit!

    Last edited on Mar 15 2010. Submitted by J-Ro on Dec 12 2001.

  • under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    Last edited on Dec 12 2001. Submitted by J-Ro on Dec 12 2001.

  • under the influence of alcohol or marijuana.
    We got lit last night.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Joshua S. from Newport, KY 41071, USA on Jan 31 2003.

  • Stupid, lame
    That movie was lit. That test was lit.

    Last edited on Sep 10 2003. Submitted by Michael D. from Willits, CA, USA on Sep 10 2003.

  • cool, good, fun.
    that was lit

    Last edited on Nov 20 2017. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 13 2016.

  • This word, 'lit', is one which I have not heard commonly used in decades. But I remember it being commonly used in the 60's,often by my parents and their crowd. They certainly did not qualify as hippies. So, they only used it in reference to alcohol.

    The odd little thing I remember was that there seemed to be a hierarchy in their slang for intoxication.

    !."a little tight'-the stage where one is relaxed,sometimes witty, delightful company in general

    2.'lit'- getting 'lit' meant the person had had 6 or 2 too many and had entered the 'too obnoxious to exist' phase, the guy with the lampshade on his head. He's the 'litwit', to be assiduously avoided.

    And #3, '3 sheets to the wind'. This individual has precariously overindulged.Virtually harmless.His 'saucy' ship is sailing to 'Oblivion Island', also known as the couch in the corner.

    Last edited on Aug 19 2016. Submitted by zuzu on Aug 19 2016.

  • Originally "lit-up", a shortened play of words on the idea that a wasted person is bright like a lightbulb as he stands out because of how wasted he/she is. They cant hide how wasted they are. "they are lit-up".

    As happens a lot, the long version was dropped and became just "lit". Crazy, became "cray-cray", "cray-cray" became "cray". "Jealousy" became "jelly"."Lit-up" is now just "lit".

    Last edited on Mar 16 2017. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 16 2017.

verb

  • to turn on the flashing lights of a police car.
    I got lit by the man yesterday.
    The police officer lit up the Ford Mustang.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Santiago from Long Beach, CA, USA on Feb 12 2002.

notes

  • Also lit like a Christmas tree and lit up like a Christmas tree.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Rebecca from Arizona, USA on Sep 25 2002.

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Other terms relating to 'good, okay, cool, awesome, fun':

Definitions include: "stupid" (very) "fresh" (cool).
Definitions include: "cool"; "awesome"; "neat".
Definitions include: excited.
Definitions include: terrible.
Definitions include: "ill", i.e. very good.
Definitions include: really cool or awesome
Definitions include: generally appealing; "cool"; "awesome".
Definitions include: crazy, i.e. strange, insane, or wild.
Definitions include: "the shit".
Definitions include: "phat", "cool", "awesome".
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: stylish, fashionable; "cool".
Definitions include: shortened form of "cool".
Definitions include: Spelling variant of gangster.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool", "awesome".

Other terms relating to 'under the influence of alcohol, drunk':

Definitions include: To be drunk or high.
Definitions include: drunk.
Definitions include: To have had enough drugs or alcohol and not want any more at the moment.
Definitions include: drunk.
Definitions include: inebriated.
Definitions include: very drunk.
Definitions include: excited.
Definitions include: passed out due to the use of drugs and/or alcohol.
Definitions include: drunk.
Definitions include: to be totally drunk, full of alcohol, intoxicated.
Definitions include: extremely drunk; "wasted".
Definitions include: to be very drunk.
Definitions include: drunk.
Definitions include: to severely beat up or injure.
Definitions include: drunk.

Other terms relating to 'under the influence of drugs':

Definitions include: extremely intoxicated.
Definitions include: under the influence of marijuana; "stoned".
Definitions include: passed out due to the use of drugs and/or alcohol.
Definitions include: being high on drugs.
Definitions include: under the influence of drugs, often LSD ("acid").
Definitions include: to be under the influence of DXM.
Definitions include: without marijuana.
Definitions include: to be inebriated or on drugs.
Definitions include: very drunk or high.
Definitions include: severely intoxicated.
Definitions include: adj. very high, generally from marijuana, sometimes said 'krunked up'.
Definitions include: hung-over from alcohol.
Definitions include: extremely drunk.
Definitions include: a person strongly under the influence of Ecstasy (MDMA).
Definitions include: mean; spiteful; cruel.

Other terms relating to 'under the influence of marijuana':

Definitions include: very high.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated, either by alcohol or marijuana.
Definitions include: under the influence of marijuana and alcohol at the same time.
Definitions include: to be extremely excited about something.
Definitions include: having smoked so much marijuana that a person is slow, dumb, or act like they are under the influence when they aren't.
Definitions include: very much under the influence of marijuana; "very high".
Definitions include: high off marijuana.
Definitions include: highly intoxicated from marijuana or alcohol.
Definitions include: under the influence of marijuana; "stoned".
Definitions include: a lot of.
Definitions include: mean; spiteful; cruel.
Definitions include: a person who smokes a lot of pot (marijuana.)
Definitions include: under the influence of marijuana; "stoned".
Definitions include: to have the hell knocked out of you.
Definitions include: adj. extremely high from smoking marijuana, sometimes shortened simply to 'blown'.

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Other terms relating to 'literature':

Definitions include: literature that (allegedly) appeals to females.
Definitions include: erotic writing aimed at women.
Definitions include: human feces.
Definitions include: Lit up refers to the man lighting up his lights on a squad car, he lit them up.
Definitions include: the male equivalent of 'chicklit' from man and literature

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