- (of a singing voice) trained in a classical or operatic tradition.
- having such a singing voice.
- being a singer with such a voice.
- the legitimate theater or stage.
Origin of legit
Related Words for legitauthorized, canonical, constitutional, due, enforced, established, innocent, judicial, jurisprudent, just, justifiable, kosher, legal, legitimate, licit, mandated, official, ordained, ordered, permissible
Examples from the Web for legit
Contemporary Examples of 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
December 22, 2014
But Hillstomp is the real deal, as legit as anything you will find nowadays down on the bayou.The Best Albums of 2014
December 13, 2014
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
November 11, 2014
In one of my homicides, I had one wonderful witness, a legit Good Samaritan with 20-20 vision and photographic memory.The Myth of the Central Park Five
October 19, 2014
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
July 26, 2014
Historical Examples of legit
It isn't usual, you know, to graduate from a girlie show into the legit.The Business of Life
Robert W. Chambers
Bene, Gubernator legit hos journales, et nunc odit Græcum et Latinum.
Legit tunc cum Joanne Voite, in angulum abdtius, libellos Lutheri.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1)
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
They could use the publicity, too—someone to go and drill down on which clinics are legit and which ones are clip-joints.Makers
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
- short for legitimate
- legitimate or professionally respectable drama
Word Origin and History for legit
colloquial shortening of legitimate, 1897, originally in theater, in reference to legitimate drama, that which has literary merit (Shakespeare, etc.).