lit crit

noun
\ˈlit-ˌkrit \

Definition of lit crit 

: literary criticism

Examples of lit crit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Brother of Philip—lit crit and author of Generation of Vipers. James Ellroy, Vanities, "James Ellroy’s Buzz M for Murder," 7 Oct. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'lit crit.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of lit crit

1963, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about lit crit

Dictionary Entries near lit crit

Lit B

litchi

lit clos

lit crit

Lit D

lit de repos

lite

Statistics for lit crit

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for lit crit

The first known use of lit crit was in 1963

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on lit crit

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with lit crit

Comments on lit crit

What made you want to look up lit crit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

amusing and light sparring with words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!