- alive and kicking
verb (used without object), a·light·ed or a·lit, a·light·ing.
Origin of alight1
Examples from the Web for alit
Alit et ditat is the inscription which stands, rightly and properly, on the front of the building.The Social Contract & Discourses|Jean-Jacques Rousseau
We alit before a stately hermitage, set amidst the evergreen trees of well-kept grounds.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
Nutritur vento, vento restinguitur ignis: / Lenis alit flammas, grandior aura necat!
Right so alit a cloud betwixt them in likeness of a fire and a marvellous flame, that both their two shields burnt.Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)|Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, Raphael Holinshed
As ill-luck would have it, I alit upon my feet within the vehicle.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe