- a supernatural being, as a witch or sprite.
- any living being; a creature.
Words nearby wight
Origin of wight1
Definition for wight (2 of 3)
adjective British Dialect.
Origin of wight2
Definition for wight (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for wight
It was still about twelve miles distant, and as there were no cliffs in sight, it could not be the Isle of Wight.The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy"|John MacGregor
The measure (mensura) of the Isle of Wight is, according to the English mode of reckoning, 1200 families.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
The weather was perfect, the “April airs that fan the Isle of Wight” especially soft and balmy.Tennyson and His Friends|Various
Some call them mandrakes, but they do not rise shrieking, nor kill the wight that plucks them.Audrey|Mary Johnston
I told Wight that I had them together, and about how many I judged there were.