Associations to the word «Lit»

Wiktionary

LIT, adjective. (obsolete) Little.
LIT, noun. (obsolete) Little.
LIT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of light
LIT, verb. (US) (dialectal) To run, or light
LIT, adjective. Illuminated
LIT, adjective. (slang) intoxicated or under the influence of drugs; stoned
LIT, adjective. (slang) Sexually aroused (usually a female), especially visibly sexually aroused (e.g., labial swelling is present)
LIT, noun. (UK dialectal) Colour; blee; dye; stain.
LIT, verb. (transitive) To colour; dye.
LIT, noun. Abbreviated form of literature.
LIT, noun. Abbreviation of literature.
LIT CRIT, abbreviation. Literary criticism
LIT DE JUSTICE, noun. (French history) A special parliamentary session headed by the king in pre-Revolutionary France, where royal edicts could be forcibly registered.
LIT INTO, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of light into
LIT OUT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of light out
LIT UP, adjective. (slang) exhilarated, excited; showing signs of emotion
LIT UP, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of light up

Dictionary definition

LIT, noun. The humanistic study of a body of literature; "he took a course in Russian lit".
LIT, adjective. Provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell".
LIT, adjective. Set afire or burning; "the lighted candles"; "a lighted cigarette"; "a lit firecracker".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats