light reading


: something that is easy to read
Shakespeare is not exactly light reading.

Examples of light reading in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Krieger has also been known to wander over to the science section of a bookstore and pick up a volume on physics for some light reading. Simon Vozick-Levinson, Rolling Stone, 24 June 2024 Tuck yourself away in a dreamy, layered area for a snug movie night or light reading. House Beautiful, 3 June 2023 So avoid the temptation to play your favorite mobile game and instead do some light reading or listen to some calming music. WIRED, 13 Mar. 2023

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“Light reading.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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