1. [syn: blithe, blithesome, lighthearted, lightsome, light-hearted]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blithesome \Blithe"some\ (-s[u^]m), a.
Cheery; gay; merry.
The blithesome sounds of wassail gay. --Sir W.
[1913 Webster] -- Blithe"some*ly, adv. --
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: carefree and happy and lighthearted; "was loved for her
blithe spirit"; "a merry blithesome nature"; "her
lighthearted nature"; "trilling songs with a lightsome
heart" [syn: blithe, blithesome, lighthearted,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
43 Moby Thesaurus words for "blithesome":
beaming, blithe, boon, bright, bright and sunny, cheerful, cheery,
elated, eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, exhilarated, festive, flushed,
gay, genial, glad, gladsome, gleeful, glowing, happy, high,
hopeful, in good spirits, in high spirits, irrepressible, jocund,
jolly, jovial, laughing, lighthearted, of good cheer, optimistic,
pleasant, radiant, riant, rosy, sanguine, sanguineous, smiling,
sparkling, sunny, winsome