wight: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wīt), [key]
— n.
  1. a human being.
    1. a supernatural being, as a witch or sprite.
    2. any living being; a creature.


Pronunciation: (wīt), [key]
— adj. Brit. Dial.
  1. strong and brave, esp. in war.
  2. active; nimble.


Pronunciation: (wīt), [key]
  1. an island off the S coast of England, forming an administrative division of Hampshire. 147 sq. mi. (381 sq. km). Co. seat: Newport.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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