Usage examples for lighter

  1. She wanted to know which had drawn the short lighter. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. One part he touched his pocket lighter to. – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  3. The lighter fast set at Littlebath do not generally get up early, and Sir Lionel professed that he had not lately been altogether well. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  4. He felt his heart grow lighter. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  5. The Cabinet Minister passed on with a lighter step. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. Their object, of course, is to make their own burden lighter. – Human, All-Too-Human, Part II by Friedrich Nietzsche
  7. The labours of the day now became lighter. – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady
  8. Up by break of day to get away the remainder of my things; which I did by a lighter at the Iron gate and my hands so few, that it was the afternoon before we could get them all away. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  9. Nothing does one so much good as to be hurt,- went on Cicely in a lighter tone- You then become aware that you are a somebody whom other bodies envy. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  10. He took the time to exchange his toboggan for Hugo's, which was lighter and to which he hitched his three powerful dogs. – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  11. It got a little lighter each day. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  12. " Ah; but then, you see, I am much lighter than he is. – Belles and Ringers by Hawley Smart
  13. Both heavy and fast- somewhat lighter than I am, and a bit faster. – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  14. She was very tired by night, but her heart felt lighter than it had for many days past. – Nine Little Goslings by Susan Coolidge
  15. I'm riding a stone lighter, and this beast has another hour's work left in him. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  16. His heart became a trifle lighter at this. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  17. He stuck it in his mouth and started fishing in various pockets for his lighter. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  18. Nor will the responsibility be lighter. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  19. At length, however, the lighter canvas filled, and the sea- breeze freshened. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  20. The valley for miles up and down was lighter than the sun ever made it. – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr