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legit

Meaning: legal; conforming to rules or regulations

For example:

  • If your diploma is legit then you've got nothing to worry about, but if it's fake you'll be in a lot of trouble.

  • If you only paid fifty dollars for the software, it won't be legit. It'll be an illegal copy.

Origin: short for "legitimate"

Quick Quiz:

If the insurance claim is legit, the insurance company
  1. won't pay it
  2. should pay it
  3. shouldn't pay it

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