Light Addiction Definition

Posted by Sir Alexander Johns | Jul 30, 2018 | Addiction, The Addictionary of Oxford English | 0 |

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Definition of light(noun) in English:



1[mass noun] The natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible.

‘Of all the babble in the Bible, the one thing I have always taken to heart was when God said, “Let there be light”……….To tell you the truth, I’ve never read the fucking thing, but I like what God said though’  -Oxford English

1.1[count noun] A source of illumination, especially an electric lamp.

‘My favourite night light was by far the moon lander. It fights off the bad people, that one does. Bought it from a Shaman at the Royal Flea or so he says.’   – Oxford English

2[in singular] An expression in someone’s eyes indicating a particular emotion or mood.

‘Fetch me a bit of the ol’Chinese fairy dust and the light in my eyes will be out for days.’  – Oxford English

Light Quotes about Oxford English

“At the age of 7, he claimed to the other boys to be a night light connoisseur, but it was a big con if you ask me. Poor thing was really  just scared of the dark. He took a biggie in his pants pretty good with the power out during the The Great Storm of 52. I only remember it because I’ve never seen so much shit in my whole entire life. It was like he was a bloody elephant or something.”- Sister Sheila (Head Nun at Sorberster Orphanage)

“He always carried a flash light with him wherever he went. I don’t blame the bloke either. I would too if my Mom and Dad were killed because they were shagging in the dark and and couldn’t see the moose head mounted on the wall. Impaled them both. Nasty stuff you know. Poor little bastard found them like that the next morning. Did I mention that I hate fucking Christmas?” – Bob (Some Drunk Guy)

“Not once did we do the hanky panky in the dark. He always needed the light on. A girl can get tired of seeing the same mug making sex faces all the time…..And I did……Twice.”- Diana English (Ex-Wife #5 and #7)

“Everyone thought he was afraid of the dark but I don’t think he was afraid. I just think he loved light. He didn’t like when things closed. He was naive enough to think that if he kept the lights on all the time, everyone else would too. I know this because he told me after we smoked some ol’Chinese fairy dust.” – Gerry Collins (Drug Dealer #112)


Old English lēoht, līht (noun and adjective), līhtan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch licht and German Licht, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek leukos ‘white’ and Latin lux ‘light’.



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This Dictionary entry was curated by Sir Alexander Johns.

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