Share this entry

Share this page

lit crit

Syllabification: lit crit
Pronunciation: /ˈlit ˌkrit

Definition of lit crit in English:


Literary criticism.
Example sentences
  • And of course literary criticism today is not the lit. crit. of old.
  • I think the read-only (lit. crit. only) approach to imaginative literature actually encourages that view.
  • He is still revered at his Sydney watering-hole, but he's almost totally ignored by Australian lit. crit. specialists.

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day odium
Pronunciation: ˈəʊdɪəm
widespread hatred or disgust for someone…