- litchi nut,
- literacy hour,
- literacy test,
- literae humaniores
Origin of lite
Origin of -lite
Examples from the Web for lite
Ngai associates it with other "lite" aesthetic categories promulgated by postwar consumer culture: quaint, wacky, quirky, cool.Zany, Cute, Interesting: What the Words We Use Say About Us|Benjamin Lytal|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Even The Wall Street Journal weighed in, describing LeMieux as nothing more than “Charlie Crist lite.”
He couldn't be seen in the darkness, but "Lite" could smell him and kept at his flank.
"Lite" received the caressing pat on his nose and the words of praise his master gave him with commendable modesty.
Frank thought that these men were also invited, and hoped to become acquainted with the lite of Salingen.
Here we have the lite of Shakespeare's creations in a throng about his cradle.George Cruikshank|W. H. Chesson
They passed comfortable homes surrounded by large yards where the lite of Wellington lived.Molly Brown's College Friends|Nell Speed
Word Origin for lite
n combining form
Word Origin for -lite
The word Adjusto-Lite for portable electric lamps was opposed by the user of a trade mark Auto-lite registered before the date of use claimed by the applicant. ["The Trade-Mark Reporter," 1922]
word-forming element meaning "stone," from French -lite, variant of -lithe, from Greek lithos "stone" (see litho-).