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English definition of “light”

light

adjective [-er/-est only] (NOT A LOT)   /lɑɪt/
not great in strength or amount ; slight : a light rain light traffic The doctor said it was OK to take light exercise , such as walking . A light sentence in prison is a short one. Tastes and smells described as light are not obvious : a light scent of wildflowers light eater/drinker A light eater / drinker eats or drinks only a little.
(Definition of light adjective (NOT A LOT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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