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Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Middle English, 14th century


Merry and carefree.


Gracefully nimble.

Examples of Lightsome in a sentence

"Maryann had a lightsome spirit that drew people to her."

"All the dancers in the American Ballet Theatre company are lightsome in their movements."

About Lightsome

This literary adjective pairs the uplifting and cheery definition of “light” with the suffix “-some,” meaning “very like” or “same as.”

Did you Know?

“Lightsome” can also mean something that is well-lit and bright. As an example: “The test kitchen was lightsome in order to create a fruitful learning environment and produce sharp, professional pictures of the food.”

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