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legit (lɪˈdʒɪt Pronunciation for legit (slang)



  1. short for legitimate


  1. legitimate or professionally respectable drama

Example Sentences Including 'legit'

Even the most gung ho quartermasters have bought suits and are learning advanced peace-process-speak in a concerted effort to go legit.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
First came Napster, the online download site popular to millions of file-swappers now a legit online music store.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
I had no problems at nightclubs or bars at all because my ID was legit.
Australian News Misc (2004)
Just before the wedding, Spot even leaked a story to the Sunday People columnist Arthur Helliwell in which he implied he was `going legit '.
Wensley Clarkson HIT `EM HARD: Jack Spot, King of the Underworld (2002)
Now his cars came in on huge Ro-Ro ferries and all the paperwork was legit.
Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
So, everything is legit and they are richer by over Rs 3 crore.
India Today (1998)
The chief technical man checked the car over from back to front and, of course, it was strictly legit -- but it didn't stop the grumbling.
Misc (1999)
They just copy the legit stuff and flog it round the pubs and the markets.
Val McDermid DEAD BEAT (2002)
`Now he's back and trying to be legit and getting big in politics.


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