Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of sleep) easily disturbed

"In a light doze", "A light sleeper"

Related Adjective(s):wakeful

2.Definition: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims

"A light lilting voice like a silver bell"

Related Adjective(s):clean, clear, unclouded

3.Definition: (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average

"Light water is ordinary water"

4.Definition: (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

"Light blue", "Light colors such as pastels", "A light-colored powder"

5.Definition: (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency

"Light soil"

6.Definition: (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress

"A syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"

Related Adjective(s):unaccented, weak

7.Definition: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

"He was told to avoid loose (or light) women"

Related Adjective(s):easy, loose, promiscuous, wanton

8.Definition: characterized by or emitting light

"A room that is light when the shutters are open", "The inside of the house was airy and light"

9.Definition: demanding little effort; not burdensome

"Light housework", "Light exercise"

10.Definition: designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight

"Light aircraft", "A light truck"

11.Definition: easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned

"A light diet"

12.Definition: having little importance

"Losing his job was no light matter"

13.Definition: having relatively few calories

"Light (or lite) beer", "Lite (or light) mayonnaise"

Related Adjective(s):lite

14.Definition: intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound

"Light verse", "A light comedy"

15.Definition: less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

"A light pound"

Related Adjective(s):scant, short

16.Definition: marked by temperance in indulgence

"A light eater", "A light smoker", "Ate a light supper"

Related Adjective(s):abstemious

17.Definition: moving easily and quickly; nimble

"The dancer was light and graceful", "A lightsome buoyant step", "Walked with a light tripping step"

Related Adjective(s):lightsome, tripping

18.Definition: not great in degree or quantity or number

"A light sentence", "A light accent", "Casualties were light", "Light snow was falling", "Light misty rain", "Light smoke from the chimney"

19.Definition: of comparatively little physical weight or density

"A light load", "Magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"

20.Definition: of little intensity or power or force

"The light touch of her fingers", "A light breeze"

21.Definition: of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment

"Light infantry", "Light cavalry", "Light industry", "Light weapons"

22.Definition: psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles

"A light heart"

23.Definition: silly or trivial

"Light banter", "Light idle chatter"

Related Adjective(s):idle

24.Definition: very thin and insubstantial

"Light summer dresses"

25.Definition: weak and likely to lose consciousness

"Felt light in the head", "Light-headed with wine", "Light-headed from lack of sleep"

Related Adjective(s):faint, lightheaded, swooning

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