• Abridged; refers to a simpler or unpaid version of a product.
  • Light in composition, notably low in fat, calories etc. Most commonly used commercially.
  • Lightweight
  • Lacking substance or seriousness; watered down.
  • few; little




  • Variation of light (in the sense of lacking weight, substance, etc.)
  • From Middle English lit, lut, from Old English lȳt.
  • From Middle English liten, from Old Norse hlíta ("to rely on, trust, abide by"). Cognate with Icelandic hlíta ("to comply"), Swedish lita ("to trust, rely on, depend on, confide in"), Danish lide ("to trust").

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