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a shortened form of the word "legitimate". however, this term is nowhere near the real meaning of "legitimate", since it is commonly used to describe things as cool or extremely awesome.
guy 1: did you go to the party last night?
guy 2: uhmm no
guy 1: oh you missed out. it was legit.
by bridgeyy11 October 13, 2011
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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
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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
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A phrase used when an alarming and unexpected need to run is discovered.
Opened the box and there was a ticking bomb in there! I shouted leg it and ran like a mothertrucker.
by yousee November 21, 2010
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Something douchebags say when they mean "seriously".
Ex1:
Poser 1: Yo bro, is the test in biology today legit?
Poser 2: Nah, brah, it ain't legit, total bullshit brah.

Ex2:
Poser 1: Oh that party Friday was legit bro!
Poser 2: I know right? Total legit awesomness!
by George Washingmachine November 05, 2011
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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
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A word hipsters are trying to use to replace "cool" and "awesome." As if hipsters needed help, they sound less intelligent every time they use the word incorrectly in this way.
This new Call of Duty is so freaking legit!
by Stevenen March 29, 2011
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