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English definition of “light”

light

adjective (NOT SERIOUS)    /laɪt/
entertaining and easily understood , but not serious and not intended to make you think : I want some light reading for the summer holidays - a romance or something. A lively argument between the two main speakers provided a bit of light relief (= something enjoyable or amusing ) in an otherwise dull conference .Humour and humorousTypes of music make light of sth C2 to behave as if a situation , especially a problem , is not serious or important : It is easy to make light of other people's problems .Treating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention
(Definition of light adjective (NOT SERIOUS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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