Part of Speech: adjective


1.Showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be callous or improper.

2. Happy or carefree.

Source: Oxford Dictionaries

Found in the line 2 of ” I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman

The word “blithe” have two meanings as an adjective based on Oxford Dictionaries. I believe it means “happy or carefree” on the poem, because when mechanics sing , they sing in a happy or carefree way. I do not see any improper or callous from the context.

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