noun[usually with adjective] archaic or dialect
1.1 literary A spirit, ghost, or other supernatural being.
More example sentences
- The bell let out an ear-shattering, death-defying ring that sent out ghosts and wights and phantoms and other eerie, unfriendly shadowlings.
- At such places ancestors, gods, goddesses, wights and other nature/spirit beings are felt most strongly, and communication with these and ‘non-human persons’ (animals, stones and so on) is said to be particularly effective.
- I am sharing food and drink with gods, goddesses, and wights of the land, other spirits, and my spiritual and religious community.
Entry from British & World English dictionary