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legit

[ luh-jit ]
/ ləˈdʒɪt /
Informal.
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adjective

(of a singing voice) trained in a classical or operatic tradition.
having such a singing voice.
being a singer with such a voice.

noun

the legitimate theater or stage.

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Origin of legit

First recorded in 1905–10; shortened form
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British Dictionary definitions for legit

legit
/ (lɪˈdʒɪt) slang /

adjective

short for legitimate

noun

legitimate or professionally respectable drama
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