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lightsome

adjective light·some \ ˈlīt-səm \

Definition of lightsome

1 : free from care : lighthearted
2 : airy, nimble

lightsomely

adverb

lightsomeness

noun

First Known Use of lightsome

14th century


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lightsome

adjective

Definition of lightsome

1 : well lighted : bright
2 : giving light

First Known Use of lightsome

15th century


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