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

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More