lit up


Definition of lit up

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Synonyms & Antonyms for lit up


besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunk, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], high, impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced [slang], lit, loaded [slang], looped, oiled [slang], pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted [slang], ripped [slang], sloshed [slang], smashed [slang], sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed (or squiffy), stewed, stiff, stinking [slang], stoned, tanked [slang], tiddly [chiefly British], tight, tipsy, wasted [slang], wet, wiped out [slang]


sober, straight

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Examples of lit up in a Sentence

he finally wandered in at 3:00 a.m., obviously lit up

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In the video, police were able to see the girl walking with her cellphone lit up. Taylor Hartz,, "Norridge police release drawing of man suspected of attacking 15-year-old girl," 3 July 2019 For production, three or four Jinxes were built, each of which had a different function, controlled offscreen via remote control - move forward and backward, raise arms, expand and light up. Matt Wake |,, "Secrets of the ’80s ‘SpaceCamp’ movie, revealed," 3 July 2019 The event is expecting to have thousands attend and watch hot air balloons light up the evening. Sarah Horne,, "Big plans for the 4th of July? What to expect with rain and how that impacts events," 2 July 2019 Whether lending their beauty to the most renowned photographers in the world or lighting up stages and the big screen in a covetable style, the world was watching and taking notes. Dominique Hobdy, Essence, "10 Black Fashion Icons Who Paved the Way in Style," 29 June 2019 Edison invented the phonograph, bringing music into homes, and perfected the incandescent bulb, which lighted up houses far better than candles and smoky oil lamps. Jeff Guinn, WSJ, "The Invention of the Summer Road Trip," 29 June 2019 But Hayes' initial instincts were right, and Saturday at the Miller Lite Oasis, fans lit up and sang along, and Hayes — a more confident, less chatty performer Saturday — jumped down into the crowd to celebrate. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Summerfest 2019: Chicago, Third Eye Blind and more of the best and worst from the side stages on Day 4," 29 June 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia — As the crowd burst into the Georgian national anthem, thousands of smartphone flashlights lit up the parliament building’s facade. Alexander Sikorski, National Review, "Georgians Continue to Defy Putin, and the West Must Stand with Them," 28 June 2019 The fiberoptic, off-the-shoulder dress lit up and glowed in the dark. Alison Caporimo, Seventeen, "A Detailed Timeline of Zendaya and Lindsay Lohan's Feud," 26 June 2019

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First Known Use of lit up

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lit up was in 1907

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