light|some

light|some
light|some1 «LYT suhm», adjective.
1. nimble; lively; quick: »

lightsome feet.

2. Figurative. happy; gay; cheerful: »

a lightsome heart.

3. Figurative. frivolous; flighty.
[< light2 + -some1]
light´some|ly, adverb.
light´some|ness, noun.
light|some2 «LYT suhm», adjective.
1. radiant with light; light-giving; luminous.
[< light1 + -some1]
light´some|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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