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1.
Real.
Meaning: Not fake or Real(Cool).
a. "I swear this watch is legit ......... O.K fine, you can have it for $15."
b. "That new speaker setup he's got is fully legit and shit."
by Diego August 14, 2003
 
2.
1. (adj.) A modern synonym for words such as "cool," "ill," "tight," or "dope." Used to describe a noun that is of a particularly excellent quality. The slang use of this term is slowly but steadily increasing in popularity.

2. (adj.) Authentic. see legitimate.

1. Damn, who made this beat? DJ Premier? This shit is legit!
2. I fucking told you those Bapes weren't legit. There goes $180.
by decaturpolice September 09, 2006
 
3.
for real, truthful
I got a 3.7 last quarter! that's legit!

that Jimmy shirt is totally legit!
by ~a May 23, 2000
 
4.
To run.
1. "Man, I heard tha cops waz coming so I legged it, sorry, I should have waited for you."
by Diego August 14, 2003
 
5.
this word was obviously a short form of "legitimate" but it no longer holds the same meaning as legitimate, since it has become very popular to use the word legit to mean something "cool", which really has nothing to do with the word legitimate and therefore we should stop saying it.
"Wow Kelly's shoes are legit"
by stfukthanks March 31, 2008
 
6.
Short for legitimate; real; not false.
A] "I told you this Rolex is legit, you don't have to look twice."

B) "I swear this information I got for you is legit man, ask anyone!"

C) "If that ain't legit, I don't know what is.
by +Skep'tiKaL- March 20, 2007
 
7.
one-hundred percent NOT bullshit!
legit man, i saw what happened.
by erika1234 February 26, 2008