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light

adjective
 
 
/laɪt/
NOT HEAVY A2 not heavy: light clothing/machinery I can carry both bags - they're quite light.Light and weightlessSoft and fluffy
NOT MUCH B1 small in amount: light rain/snow The traffic's much lighter than I expected. I only had a light lunch.SmallExtremely small
NOT STRONG not strong or not forceful: a light breeze a light embraceWeakness and vulnerability
PALE A1 Light colours are pale: light brown/green a light blue cardiganThe qualities of colour
NOT SERIOUS easy to understand and not serious: light entertainment I'm taking some light reading on holiday.Humour and humorous
make light of sth to talk or behave as if you do not think a problem is serious: I just laughed and tried to make light of it.Treating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention
it is light B1 it is bright from the sun: Let's go now while it's still light.Describing good weather
lightness noun [U]
(Definition of light adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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