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Adjective: lit  lit
  1. Provided with artificial light
    "a brightly lit room";
    - illuminated, lighted, well-lighted
     
  2. Set afire or burning
    "a lit firecracker";
    - lighted
     
  3. Very drunk
    - besotted [archaic], blind drunk, blotto, crocked [N. Amer], cockeyed, fuddled, loaded [N. Amer], pie-eyed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet, stinko, fried [N. Amer], bladdered [Brit], wasted, swacked [N. Amer], juiced [N. Amer], paralytic [Brit], stonkered [Austral, NZ], hammered, out of it [Brit], liquored up [N. Amer], tanked up, mullered [Brit], trolleyed [Brit], blitzed, trashed, legless [Brit], steaming, three sheets to the wind, stewed, bombed, pickled, bevvied [Brit], drunk, pixillated, squiffed, half-seas-over [Brit]
Noun: lit (lits,litai)  lit
  1. The humanistic study of a body of literature
    "he took a course in Russian lit";
    - literature
Verb: light (lit, also lighted)  lIt
  1. Make lighter or brighter
    - illume, illumine, light up, illuminate
     
  2. Begin to smoke
    "After the meal, some of the diners lit up";
    - light up, fire up
     
  3. To come to rest, settle
    - alight, perch
     
  4. Cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
    "Light a cigarette";
    - ignite
     
  5. Be allotted to somebody by assignment or as part of their role
    - fall
     
  6. (riding) alight from (a horse)
    - unhorse, dismount, get off, get down, demount

Derived forms: lits, litai

See also: ablaze, afire, aflame, aflare, alight, burning, drunk, enkindled, ignited, in flames, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, kindled, light, on fire

Type of: burn, combust, come down, descend, devolve, fall, go down, land, lighten, lighten up, literary study, pass, return, set down

Encyclopedia: Lit, Sweden

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