Pleasantly occupied; -Queen Victoria; SYN. diverted, entertained.
ETYM AS. blîthe blithe, kind; akin to Goth. bleiths kind, Icel. blîthr mild, gentle, Dan. and Swed. blid gentle, Dutch blijd blithe, Old High Germ. blîdi kind, blithe.
1. Carefree and happy and lighthearted; SYN. blithesome, lighthearted, lightsome.
2. Lacking or showing a lack of due concern.
1. Full of or showing high-spirited merriment; SYN. jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful.
2. Given to social pleasures often including dissipation.
3. Homosexual or arousing homosexual desires; SYN. queer, homophile.
ETYM Latin hilaris, hilarus, Greek.
Marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter; SYN. screaming, uproarious.
In a hilarious manner; SYN. uproariously.