- legitimate government,
Origin of legit
Examples from the Web for legit
They could've been, you know, legit officers who wasn't down with whatever's going on.Justice League Vigil for Slain NYPD Officers Asks Whose Life Matters|Olivia Nuzzi|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Hillstomp is the real deal, as legit as anything you will find nowadays down on the bayou.
And the chalkboards in the film with the field equations are legit.Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down ‘Interstellar’: Black Holes, Time Dilations, and Massive Waves|Marlow Stern|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In one of my homicides, I had one wonderful witness, a legit Good Samaritan with 20-20 vision and photographic memory.
They dropped an AK-47 next to his dead body to make it look like “a legit shoot.”‘Kill Team’: The Documentary the Army Doesn’t Want You to See|Andrew Romano|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It isn't usual, you know, to graduate from a girlie show into the legit.The Business of Life|Robert W. Chambers
What Wolfville hankers for is tests, tests about the legit'macy of which thar's no openin' for dispoote.Faro Nell and Her Friends|Alfred Henry Lewis
They could use the publicity, too—someone to go and drill down on which clinics are legit and which ones are clip-joints.Makers|Cory Doctorow
colloquial shortening of legitimate, 1897, originally in theater, in reference to legitimate drama, that which has literary merit (Shakespeare, etc.).