lit crit

\ ˈlit-ˌkrit How to pronounce lit crit (audio) \

Definition of lit crit

: literary criticism

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

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First Known Use of lit crit

1963, in the meaning defined above

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to make a temporary encampment

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