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Yes. The word lit is a Scrabble US word. The word lit is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

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L1I1T1

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3 letters words from 'lit'

LIT 3TIL 3

2 letters words from 'lit'

IT 2LI 2
TI 2 

All 3 letters words made out of lit

lit ilt lti tli itl til

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Definitions and meaning of lit

lit

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Etymology 1

From Middle English lihte, from Old English līhtte, first and third person singular preterit of līhtan (to light). More at light.

Verb

lit

  1. simple past tense and past participle of light (illuminate; start a fire; etc)
  2. simple past tense and past participle of light (alight: land, come down on)

lit (third-person singular simple present lits, present participle litting, simple past and past participle litted)

  1. (US, dialectal) To run or light (alight).

Adjective

lit (comparative more lit, superlative most lit)

  1. Illuminated.
  2. (slang) intoxicated or under the influence of drugs; stoned.
  3. (slang) Sexually aroused (usually of a female), especially visibly sexually aroused.
  4. (slang) Exciting, captivating; fun.
    • 2017, Justin Allec, Adrian Lysenko, & Kirsti Salmi, "Sounds of the City: Part VI", The Walleye, November 2017, page 8:
      DJ sets so lit the dance floor's dripping with sweat?
    • 2018, James Courtney, "Music Picks", San Antonio Current, 4 July 2018, page 39:
      If indie punk, pop-punk, post-punk, and emo happen to be your bag, this early-week show at Paper Tiger is gonna be lit.
    • 2018, Shan Kekahuna, "Hau'oli Makahiki Hou!", MauiTime, 27 December 2018, page 17:
      New Year's Eve is once a year and it's gonna be lit.
  5. (slang) Excellent, fantastic; cool.
    • 2017, "Out with the old, in with the new", Dundrum Gazette, 8 June 2017, page 18:
      [] will keep your feet looking lit this summer thanks to the Trainer Exchange.
    • 2019, "Top 10 Plastic Surgeons in Manhattan", Art Bodega Magazine, December/January 2019:
      At his Upper East Side office, the talented doctor has a very lit and elegant office, where art canvasses the walls.
    • 2019, Alice Ridley, "Letter from the Editor", Connect Magazine, October 2019, page 4:
      The fourth article is all about autumnal leaf photography tips to get our Instagram photos looking lit.

Synonyms

  • (illuminated): lighted, luminous; see also Thesaurus:illuminated or Thesaurus:shining
  • (intoxicated): See Thesaurus:stoned or Thesaurus:drunk
  • (sexually aroused): See Thesaurus:randy
  • (excellent): See Thesaurus:excellent
Derived terms
  • half lit
  • illlit
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English lit, lut, from Old English lȳt (little, few), from Proto-Germanic *lūtilaz (little, small), from Proto-Indo-European *lewd- (to cower, hunch over). Cognate with Old Saxon lut (little), Middle High German lützen (to make small or low, decrease). More at little.

Adjective

lit (comparative litter or more lit, superlative littest or most lit)

  1. (obsolete) Little.

Noun

lit (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Little.
Related terms
  • lite

Etymology 3

From Middle English lit, from Old Norse litr (colour, dye, complexion, face, countenance), from Proto-Germanic *wlitiz, *wlitaz (sight, face), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to see). Cognate with Icelandic litur (colour), Old English wlite (brightness, appearance, form, aspect, look, countenance, beauty, splendor, adornment), Old English wlītan (to gaze, look, observe).

Noun

lit (uncountable)

  1. (Britain dialectal) Colour; blee; dye; stain.
Derived terms
  • lithouse
  • litmus

Etymology 4

From Middle English litten, liten, from Old Norse lita (to colour), from litr (colour). See above.

Verb

lit (third-person singular simple present lits, present participle litting, simple past and past participle litted)

  1. (transitive) To colour; dye.

Etymology 5

Short for literature.

Noun

lit (uncountable)

  1. Clipping of literature.
Derived terms
  • chick lit
  • lit crit
  • litfan
  • misery lit
  • quit lit

Anagrams

  • 'til, TIL, TLI, til

Faroese

Etymology

From the verb líta (‘to view’)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [liːt]

Noun

lit n (genitive singular lits, uncountable)

  1. short wink, view, look

Declension

Synonyms

  • eygnabrá (wink)

Derived terms

  • andlit (face)
  • álit (trust)
  • eftirlit (control)
  • fyrilit (caution)
  • innlit (insight)
  • útlit (outlook)
  • yvirlit (overview, summary)

French

Etymology

From Old French lit, from Latin lectus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /li/
  • Homophone: lits

Noun

lit m (plural lits)

  1. bed

Derived terms

Verb

lit

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lire

Further reading

  • “lit” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Icelandic

Noun

lit

  1. indefinite accusative/dative singular of litur

Lashi

Noun

lit

  1. air

References

  • https://inter.payap.ac.th/wp-content/uploads/linguistics_students/Luk_Hkaw_Thesis2017.pdf

Middle English

Noun

lit (plural *lits)

  1. Alternative form of light

References

  • “light (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-05.

Norman

Noun

lit m (plural lits)

  1. Alternative form of llit (bed)

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /liːt/

Etymology 1

From Old Norse hlít

Noun

lit f (definite singular lita, uncountable)
lit m (definite singular liten, uncountable)

  1. trust

Etymology 2

Verb

lit

  1. present tense of lita and lite
  2. imperative of lita and lite

References

  • “lit” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old French

Etymology

From Latin lectus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lit/

Noun

lit m (oblique plural liz or litz, nominative singular liz or litz, nominative plural lit)

  1. bed

Descendants

  • French: lit

Old Norse

Noun

lit n

  1. vision
  2. sight
  3. vision

Related terms

  • líta (to see)

References

  • J.Fritzners ordbok over Det gamle norske sprog, dvs. norrøn ordbok ("J.Fritnzer's dictionary of the old Norwegian language, i.e. Old Norse dictionary"), on lit.

Anagrams

  • til

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lʲit/

Etymology 1

Noun

lit m inan

  1. lithium
  2. (informal) lithium carbonate, a drug used in the treatment of bipolar disorder
Declension

Etymology 2

Noun

lit m anim

  1. litas (currency of Lithuania)
Declension

Further reading

  • lit in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

lit f

  1. genitive singular of lite

Swedish

Noun

lit c

  1. trust

Declension

Synonyms

  • tillit

See also

  • lita

Volapük

Etymology

Borrowed from German Licht and English light.

Noun

lit (nominative plural lits)

  1. light
  2. illumination

Declension


Westrobothnian

Verb

lit (preterite litä or littä, supine litt or litti)

  1. (transitive) trust, obey, follow someone’s advice
    Lit meg; ji val int ångerköft
    Follow my advice, you will not regret the purchase.

Derived terms

  • litsam
  • olitsam

Verb

lit (preterite litä)

  1. (intransitive) be expensive, heavy; strain
    lit på tulumodä
    It tries the patience.

Zay

Noun

lit

  1. tree-bark

References

  • Initial SLLE Survey of the Zway Area by Klaus Wedekind and Charlotte Wedekind

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a former monetary unit of Lithuania.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)