go legit(redirected from goes legit)
To begin behaving honestly after previous involvement with nefarious or illegal activities. Yes, he got into a lot of trouble when he was a teenager, but he's gone legit now, I swear.
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go legitbegin to behave honestly after a period of illegal activity. informal
Legit was originally a late 19th-century theatrical abbreviation meaning ‘a legitimate actor’, that is, one who acts in ‘legitimate theatre’ (conventional or serious drama).
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