Definition of blithely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈblaɪðli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblaɪðli//
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  1. 1(disapproving) in a way that shows you do not care or are not anxious about what you are doing He was blithely unaware of the trouble he'd caused. ‘It'll be easy,’ she said blithely.
  2. 2(literary) in a happy way; without any anxiety ‘Hi, I'm Candy,’ she said blithely.