What does the word blithe mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Blithely.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Joyous; gay; merry; sprightly, blithesome.

Usage examples for blithe

  1. Blithe was the morning of his burial, with bird and song and sweet- smelling flowers. – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  2. If I thought I had ever seen her beautiful or blithe, or sweet, or happy, I ought to see her now; while as for the writer herself, nothing in all her life had ever so filled her with bliss, or ever could again. – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable
  3. The larks- and they are nowhere so numerous as on our sea- bound uplands- were singing a blithe chorus. – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman