verb. To be shot multiple times while playing the sport of paintball, negitave term usually refering to either being bunkered (see bunkered in dictionary) or being shot by running into a line of paint while moving up on field, making a runthrough, etc. (when done being lit up, you look much like a christmas tree with all the pretty colors all over you)
The guy on the red team was totally lit up while trying to take the snake.
US Army slang meaning attacked. Initially referring to artillery attacks at night when illuminating rounds were fired to expose the target before destroying it with HE (High Explosive), Fragmentation or WP (White Phosphorous). Eventually the phrase was used to describe any intense attack on enemy positions or personnel whether it was with artillery, air strike or small arms.
We caught one of Charlie's supply columns out in the open and called in an artillery strike!
Man you should have seen it, they got lit up real good!