noun[usually with adjective] archaic or dialect
1.1 literary A spirit, ghost, or other supernatural being.
- 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.
Words that rhyme with wightaffright, alight, alright, aright, bedight, bight, bite, blight, bright, byte, cite, dight, Dwight, excite, fight, flight, fright, goodnight, height, ignite, impolite, indict, indite, invite, kite, knight, light, lite, might, mite, night, nite, outfight, outright, plight, polite, quite, right, rite, sight, site, skintight, skite, sleight, slight, smite, Snow-white, spite, sprite, tight, tonight, trite, twite, underwrite, unite, uptight, white, wright, write
Definition of wight in:
- British & World English dictionary
Entry from British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.