light-hearted light-hearted

Definition(s):

  • (adj) carefree and happy and lighthearted

Usage(s):

  1. At the same time, we took a light-hearted approach to the business, encouraging our flight attendants to show their personalities if they felt like it.
  2. And he allowed himself a few light-hearted moments, laughing about a inquiry as to which kind of dog his daughters might be getting for the move into the White House.
  3. On Monday, the President delivered a short, light-hearted speech to the graduating students of Yale, where he was class of 1968.

News

  • A Night to Remember (1942)

    Recommended THE MOVIE: A light-hearted murder mystery from 1942, A Night to Remember makes comedic hay out of a convoluted plot, presumably capitalizing on the popularity of husband and wife detective teams, a la The Thin Man . Loretta Young headlines a large cast as Nancy Troy, wife to second-rate mystery writer Jeff (Brian Aherne). In order to encourage her hubby to break out of his literary ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: DVD Talk

Quotes

  1. "My intentions for this interview were light-hearted and my comments no way reflect the respect that I have for McCullum both on and off the field," Symonds said in a statement. "I understand how this has been received differently to the way...
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Andrew Symonds Source: The Australian

  2. "It was a very relaxed, light-hearted conversation and it was good to speak to him. Blatter is not just the FIFA president and a powerful man in football, but he's a very, very good person as well, which is more important," Beckham said.
    on Dec 3, 2009 By: David Beckham Source: Daily News & Analysis

  3. "I apologise for any offence I have caused. I was joining in the light-hearted and fun banter of the show and went too far. I was wrong to do this and it will never happen again," Barrowman added. "I really appreciate the great support I have...
    on Dec 2, 2008 By: John Barrowman Source: guardian.co.uk

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