Associations to the word «Wight»


WIGHT, noun. (archaic) A living creature, especially a human being.
WIGHT, noun. (paganism) A being of one of the Nine Worlds of heathen belief, especially a nature spirit, elf or ancestor.
WIGHT, noun. (poetic) A ghost or other supernatural entity.
WIGHT, noun. (fantasy) A wraith-like creature.
WIGHT, adjective. (archaic except in dialects) Brave, valorous, strong.
WIGHT, adjective. (UK dialectal) Strong; stout; active.

Dictionary definition

WIGHT, noun. A human being; `wight' is an archaic term.
WIGHT, noun. An isle and county of southern England in the English Channel.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke