Definition of Lit
The term Lit refers to an element or an event that is regarded as desirable, good, pleasant or attractive. Therefore it has a positive connotation. For example: “This party is lit!”, “that concert was lit”.
However, in another context, “Lit af” makes a specific reference to a person who is high on drugs, or drunk, since Lit also alludes to intoxication.
SYNONYMS FOR Lit
ORIGIN OF Lit
It is quite frequent that the idea of the term “Lit” is used in social networks and that in several occasions it may appear together with another notion to form the expression “Lit af”, however everything will depend on the context in which this term is used because it has different meanings.
In this sense, and in this context, it should be clear that “af” means “as fuck,” a vulgar phrase used when something is excessive.
Thus “Lit af”, in this context, is understood as “is the best”, “the maximum”, something that is undoubtedly excessively positive or good.
However, in other contexts, “Lit af” specifically alludes to someone who is under the influence of some drug or very drunk, since “Lit” can allude to an intoxication.
However, there is another meaning of “Lit” that is in agreement with literalness: the condition of literal, that is to say, to the exact sense; to what faithfully spreads what is said or written according to a text.
Also in this sense, “Lit” is the abbreviation of literally or literal as a brief way of expressing those words or thoughts.
CURIOSITIES OF Lit
This term LIT also appears in the health field, since it is the acronym that corresponds to the abbreviation of Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes.