Definition of lit crit in US English:

lit crit

  • Literary criticism.

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

Pronunciation

lit crit

/ˈlit ˌkrit/