light-minded

adjective
light-mind·​ed | \ ˈlīt-ˌmīn-dəd How to pronounce light-minded (audio) \

Definition of light-minded

: lacking in seriousness : frivolous

Other Words from light-minded

light-mindedly adverb
light-mindedness noun

First Known Use of light-minded

1575, in the meaning defined above

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“Light-minded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/light-minded. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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