Definition of 'light-hearted'
Example sentences containing 'light-hearted'
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She also uses light-hearted comments to put nervous guests at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their light-hearted banter takes away the miseries of daily life. The Sun (2015)This was said in a light-hearted way. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The country games were great fun and fairly light-hearted. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Comedy and other light-hearted shows will be suspended until after that. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He used it to exchange light-hearted banter with his students. The Sun (2013)It was taken in a very light-hearted way. The Sun (2009)But was it all light-hearted fun? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But this time the mood was almost light-hearted, almost carefree. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's a light-hearted look at a project that captured imaginations three decades ago. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Perhaps dealing with such serious issues within a fairly light-hearted comedy plot isn't really possible. The Sun (2010)Here's a light-hearted look at how they may vote. The Sun (2010)They love his light-hearted banter. The Sun (2013)It was light-hearted and fun, and some good causes got publicity too. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was a lot of concern on their faces, but the banter was light-hearted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her attention span needed some work, in a light-hearted way. The Sun (2009)Don't they see it as a bit of light-hearted fun? Times, Sunday Times (2012)And lace for spring, worn in a light-hearted way. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And part of the reason behind it is because they're missing this sense of light-hearted fun. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Here we take a light-hearted look at celebrities who may have cause for concern - and their possible punishments. The Sun (2008)Getting married can be stressful at the best of times, but the couple in this light-hearted comedy have more problems than most. The Sun (2013)Across swathes of the radio spectrum, there are programmes in which presenters do little more than engage in light-hearted banter with the listeners. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her spokesman played down the comments yesterday as light-hearted but Tasmanian poppy growers confirmed that native wildlife are fond of jumping the fence and eating poppy heads. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'light-hearted'
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Translations for 'light-hearted'
British English: light-hearted ADJECTIVE
Someone who is light-hearted is cheerful and happy.
They were light-hearted and prepared to enjoy life.
Definition of light-hearted from the Collins English Dictionary
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