light-heartedly light-heartedly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a light-hearted manner

Usage(s):

  • Five minutes after he left his room in the Grande Hotel do Porto a bomb was light-heartedly tossed in at the window by a passing insurrectionist.

News

  • Central Asia native takes extension post in Nelson County

    LAKOTA, N.D. - His name is Oybek, but people in Lakota sometimes light-heartedly call him "Ole." "There are so many Scandinavians here. Some of them call me 'Ole,' " a common if cliched Scandinavian first name, says Oybek Turayev.
    on August 2, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

Quotes

  1. "They've brought out a really physical pack," Mortlock said. "We are by no means taking this game light-heartedly at all. The Springboks have always had dominant, massive forward packs, but this one, in particular, is the biggest and most...
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Stirling Mortlock Source: Marlborough Express

  2. "We are interested in getting to the facts, but getting to all of the facts," Kleinfeld said during an interview. "We are talking about things that are important, that we can't take light-heartedly."
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Klaus Kleinfeld Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I've always had banter with the Hearts fans," said Combe. "I had been taking some abuse, but I always take it light-heartedly. We had just lost a goal so I turned round and kissed my jersey. I didn't make any gestures. The referee just needs...
    on Oct 28, 2007 By: Alan Combe Source: Sportinglife.com

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