lighthearted lighthearted  /ˈlaɪt ˌhɑr tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) carefree and happy and lighthearted

Usage(s):

  1. This lighthearted approach spawned the recent SGEM Festival, a hapless exercise in unintended comic surrealism.
  2. He described the conversation as lighthearted.
  3. And while Levin is enjoying the lighthearted stories for now, he's not ruling out tougher investigative pieces down the line.

News

  1. Tech Stock Nearing a Breakout Level That Could Lead to a Quick Rally

    Bermuda-based Marvell Technology Group (NASDAQ: MRVL) has not been a stock for the lighthearted during the past few years. At its lows in late 2008, the stock was trading around the $5 mark. It rebounded ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: StreetAuthority Network via Yahoo! Finance

  2. USGA introduces "While We're Young" initiative

    ARDMORE, Pa. -- In response to golf's pace of play epidemic, the USGA has announced a unique, lighthearted initiative designed to raise awareness and inspire action toward speeding up play. Named appropriately after the famous line uttered by Rodney Dangerfield's character in Caddyshack, "While We're Young" was conceived to combat the four fundamental causes of slow play: player behavior, course ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: GolfDigest.com via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Denny's Uses NSA Controversy As Hook For Bizarre Twitter Ad

    As the debate rages this week about the extent of the National Security Agency's surveillance powers, why a low-level IT worker had access to documentation of those powers, and whether the NSA should have lied about those powers, some are starting to take a more lighthearted approach to the news. New York Magazine and Jezebel are turning the journalistic light, for example, on leaker Edward ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I was on stage doing a Q & A with the crowd when the question came up about playing with Mickelson in the Ryder Cup," Williams said, referring to the infamous Woods-Mickelson pairing at Oakland Hills in 2004. "It was a lighthearted...
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Steve Williams Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The pairing I had with Padraig and Cameron was a perfect pairing to make the day lighthearted," said Mickelson. "We talked about a number of things that were not related to what's been going on and so it has been really good. It was a good...
    on Jun 12, 2009 By: Phil Mickelson Source: BBC Sport

  3. "We both thought each other was stuck up, but that's how it is sometimes before you talk to someone," Bosh said of his fellow Eastern Conference all-star. "After we talked I saw he was a lighthearted guy, he loves joking, and he just plays...
    on Apr 15, 2006 By: Chris Bosh Source: 940 News

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