Definition of blithe adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//blaɪð//
    ; NAmE NAmE//blaɪð//
    [usually before noun] Happiness
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  1. 1(disapproving) showing you do not care or are not anxious about what you are doing He drove with blithe disregard for the rules of the road.
  2. 2(literary) happy; not anxious a blithe and carefree girl See related entries: Happiness
  3. Word OriginOld English blīthe, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch blijde, also to bliss.
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