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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 light·some /ˈlaɪtsəm/
 (a.)暢快的,快活的,輕盈的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Light·some a.
 1. Having light; lighted; not dark or gloomy; bright.
    White walls make rooms more lightsome than black.   --Bacon.
 2. Gay; airy; cheering; exhilarating.
    That lightsome affection of joy.   --Hooker.
 -- Light*some*ly, adv. -- Light*some*ness, n.
    Happiness may walk soberly in dark attire, as well as dance lightsomely in a gala dress.   --Hawthorne.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lightsome
      adj 1: moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and
             graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a
             light tripping step" [syn: light, tripping]
      2: 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]