Definition of alight adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    alight

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//əˈlaɪt//
     
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  1. 1 on fire A cigarette set the dry grass alight. A car was overturned and set alight. The tablecloth caught alight when the candle fell over.
  2. 2(formal) (of faces or eyes) showing a feeling of happiness or excitement The children's faces were alight with enthusiasm.
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