lit up

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lit up (comparative more lit up, superlative most lit up)

  1. illuminated
  2. (slang) exhilarated, excited; showing signs of emotion
    • 1998, Josephine Tey, The Franchise Affair, page 97
      You wondered what she would be like when she was lit up. Excited, I mean; not tight.
    • 2005, Jim Greer, James Greer, Steven Soderbergh, Guided by Voices: a brief history
      I don't know if Bob remembers the whole thing either; he was pretty lit up.
    • 2010, Jeff Somners, The Terminal State
      Her thin, pretty face was lit up with an ancient sort of rage.
  3. (slang) Under the influence of alcohol or drugs, intoxicated, buzzed.



lit up

  1. simple past tense and past participle of light up