Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “lite”

See all translations

lite

adjective uk   /laɪt/ us  

lite adjective (FOOD)

used for describing food or drink that contains fewer calories than usual and is therefore less likely to make you fat: a lite yogurt

lite adjective (NOT SERIOUS)

used for describing things that are not serious and that are easy to understand and enjoy: lite news about celebrities [after noun] humorous or disapproving not as serious or as good quality as the real thing: She described their relationship as "marriage lite".
Translations of “lite”
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, (食物、飲料)低熱量的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, (食物, 饮料)低热量的…
(Definition of lite from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of lite?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “lite” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More