lit
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lit(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (illuminated)
a. iluminado
It's safer to walk on streets that are well lit.Es más seguro caminar por calles bien iluminadas.
b. alumbrado
The cathedral was lit by thousands of candles.La catedral estaba alumbrada por miles de velas.
2. (ignited)
a. encendido
The mafioso threw the lit cigar into the bucket of gas.El mafioso tiró el puro encendido en el bidón de gasolina.
b. prendido
The fire started because of a lit match that fell on the carpet.El fuego comenzó a causa de una cerilla prendida que cayó en la alfombra.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cool)
a. genial
The food at this restaurant is lit. They serve all of my favorite dishes.La comida en este restaurante es genial. Sirven todos mis platos favoritos.
b. chévere
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Your new car is lit! It even has a sunroof.¡Qué chévere es tu nuevo carro! Hasta tiene un techo corredizo.
c. padre
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I'm going on vacation next week. -That's lit!Voy a irme de vacaciones la próxima semana. -¡Qué padre!
d. guay
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
This outfit that I bought is lit.Este traje que compré es guay.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(lively)
a. animado
The police broke up the party because it was too lit.La policía dispersó la fiesta porque fue demasiado animada.
b. divertido
The pool party was so lit that I am still reliving the memories in my mind.La fiesta en la piscina fue tan divertida que todavía revivo los recuerdos en mi mente.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drunk)
a. borracho
Daniel only likes to dance when he's lit.A Daniel solo le gusta bailar cuando está borracho.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
6. (literature)
a. literatura
I have chemistry now, and then I have English lit.Ahora tengo química y después tengo literatura inglesa.
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lit.
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lit.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (literally)
a. lit.
La abreviatura "p. m." quiere decir "post meridiem", lit. 'después del mediodía'.The abbreviation "p.m." stands for "post meridiem", lit. 'after noon.'
2. (literal)
a. lit.
El sustantivo "caída" tiene tanto sentidos lit. como fig.The noun "fall" has both lit. and fig. senses.
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Phrases with "lit"
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it's lit
está iluminado
lit up
iluminado
chick lit
la chick lit
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