short for legitimate. In the context of video games such as Diablo, that which is described by the adjective has been obtained without cheating or hacking.
There is no such thing as a legit Constricting Ring. -Diablo 2
by Rakeri August 11, 2003
A new replacement for the words: Cool, Interesting, Fascinating, Awesome, ect.

Primarily used by those who have the vocabulary of a 5th grader.

The word can also be put in a sentence as a filler with no apparent meaning. (b)
Jake: "Have you seen the new Froyo place?"
Tom: "Yeah! It's totally legit."
Jake: *Long sigh*

(b) Jordan: "Have you seen Date Movie? That movie was awful."
Alex: "Yeah. Total legit-fail."
Jordan: " ...What?"

(c)
Teacher: "So as you can see, the derivative of e to the "x" is just e to the "x"
Student: "That's legit."
Teacher: "..sure"
by Math Bandit May 08, 2011
the common slang for legitimate
person 1: I like your face.
person 2: Thanks! Its pretty legit, right?
by YourMomGoesToCollege321 April 09, 2010
just real and awesome.
dude, that ride was legit!
by pookie_bear June 30, 2010
A highly over-used word meaning "real" or "cool."
Him: "I swear, he was like, legit!"
Me: "Dude! Stop saying that!"
by monkeybuster May 30, 2006
A real, non-fake Twinkie wearing a cowboy hat riding a motorcycle.
Wow! Look at that legit Twinkie.
by hgielyah September 08, 2010
a word used to explain something that is "real" or "cool" apparently and shows that you are form long island. it is shortened from legitimate and should not be spoken outside of ones head.
girl 1- "dayumm that shirt is legit pimp man!"
girl 2- "..."
girl 1- "what?!"
girl 2- "legit?! are you f**cking kidding me?!"
by DanaAndMikaela December 29, 2009
To be true, correct, or genuine. Legitimate.
Tom: "Yo dude, did you see the ass on that girl?"
Jerry: "Yeah bro, that ass was so legit."
by BrianNJ January 18, 2008

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