legit
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legit
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(legitimate)
a. legal
The store had no windows and no sign, so it didn't seem to be legit.La tienda no tenía ventanas ni letrero, y no parecía que fuera un sitio legal.
b. legítimo
I will invest in your business only if you prove it's totally legit.Invertiré en tu negocio solo si me compruebas que es completamente legítimo.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(authentic)
a. auténtico
We went to this restaurant last night where they had pretty legit Mexican food.Anoche fuimos a un restaurante donde servían comida mejicana bastante auténtica.
b. legítimo
If you come visit me in Seville, I'll take you to see some legit flamenco.Si me vienes a visitar en Sevilla, salimos a ver flamenco legítimo.
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legit [ləˈdʒɪt]
adjective
I checked him out, he's legit he hecho averiguaciones y es de fiar; he hecho averiguaciones y es un tipo legal (informal); (Esp)
he used to be a gangster - /Now he's legit/. He owns Hangman's Wharf itself and the whole river
to go legit legalizar la situación
Bob Dylan's bootleg material goes legit he lures Ginger Rogers to stop hoofing and go legit in a kitschy play about Sarah Bernhardt
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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