blithesome

[ blahyth-suhm, blahyth- ]
/ ˈblaɪð səm, ˈblaɪθ- /

adjective

lighthearted; merry; cheerful: a blithesome nature.

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Origin of blithesome

First recorded in 1715–25; blithe + -some1

OTHER WORDS FROM blithesome

blithe·some·ly, adverbblithe·some·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for blithesome

blithesome
/ (ˈblaɪðsəm) /

adjective

literary cheery; merry

Derived forms of blithesome

blithesomely, adverbblithesomeness, noun
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