Definition of lightsome:
swingy, unclouded, abstemious, wakeful, sluttish, light-footed, lite, lightheaded, clear, low-cal, swooning, loose, scant, short, cheerful, blithe, promiscuous, light-colored, tripping, lighthearted, lilting, calorie-free, light, clean, faint, easy, blithesome, swinging, weak, light-hearted, light-headed, unaccented, idle, wanton.
- "Wolfville Nights", Alfred Lewis.
- "The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction", Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds..
He is pre- eminently a man of his time, when the cross and its doctrine can be comfortably borne; both he and his table- companion, honoured for this one occasion only with the episcopal invitation, appreciate the good things of this world, but the Bishop has a vast advantage over the maker of " lively lightsome articles" for the reviews, and he uses his advantage, it must be confessed, to the full.- "Robert Browning", Edward Dowden.