What does LIT mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

LIT Meaning

Lit means exciting or intoxicated. Lit is an internet slang expression that conveys excitement. It can also mean that someone is intoxicated.

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How is LIT used? Use Cases & Examples

Derived from the word light, lit is used to express that something is exciting or really special. This use of lit is considered a positive description. An alternate meaning of lit, that has been in use for over a century, is to describe intoxication by drugs or alcohol.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term lit:

-The music festival was lit!

-Are you at Luz’s quinceanera right now?
-Yes, it’s lit!!!

-That game was lit! Did you see the tiebreaking kick?

-Nick was so lit last night…
-I bet he feels like s**t today.

How to Identify if your child is using the LIT slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term lit is usually harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the LIT slang word

Keeping up with teenage slang expressions is a neverending task for parents since these terms and phrases change and evolve with rapidity. Walking that fine line of showing interest in your teenager without appearing to be snooping or overly invasive is also a challenge. Fortunately, slang terms such as lit provide a perfect opportunity for you to immerse yourself in your kid’s world in a manner that they appreciate.

Here are some ways to initiate conversation with your kid about teenage slang expressions like lit:

  • What’s your favorite slang word to use to describe something exciting?
  • Dope and fire are additional positive ways to describe things. How do they compare to lit?
  • It’s interesting that lit and fire are both used to convey upbeat thoughts. Do you think those symbols of light as good go back to the sun’s being the center of our solar system and life?
  • What makes you feel lit?
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