Dictionary

lighthearted

adjective light·heart·ed \-ˌhär-təd\

: having or showing a cheerful and happy nature

: not serious

Full Definition of LIGHTHEARTED

1
:  free from care, anxiety, or seriousness :  happy-go-lucky
2
:  cheerfully optimistic and hopeful :  easygoing
light·heart·ed·ly adverb
light·heart·ed·ness noun

Examples of LIGHTHEARTED

  1. <his lighthearted attitude in the face of danger was the source of some concern>

First Known Use of LIGHTHEARTED

15th century
LIGHTHEARTEDLY Defined for Kids

lighthearted

adjective light·heart·ed \ˈlīt-ˈhär-təd\

Definition of LIGHTHEARTED for Kids

:  free from worry
light·heart·ed·ly adverb
light·heart·ed·ness noun

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: light heavyweightPrevious Word in the Dictionary: light–headedAll Words Near: lighthearted
July 05, 2015
bunkum Hear it
insincere or foolish talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears