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Meaning of WRIGHT

Pronunciation:  rIt, rIt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
  2. [n]  United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852)
  3. [n]  influential United States architect (1869-1959)
  4. [n]  United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Wilbur Wright) invented the airplane (1871-1948)
  5. [n]  United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Orville Wright) invented the airplane (1867-1912)
  6. [n]  United States writer whose work is concerned with the oppression of African Americans (1908-1960)
  7. [n]  United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)

WRIGHT is a 6 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: Fanny Wright, Frances Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright, Orville Wright, Richard Wright, S. S. Van Dine, Wilbur Wright, Willard Huntington Wright
 See Also: architect, artificer, artisan, author, cartwright, craftsman, designer, discoverer, feminist, inventor, journeyman, libber, millwright, ploughwright, plowwright, ship builder, shipwright, waggonwright, wagonwright, wainwright, wheeler, wheelwright, women's liberationist, women's rightist, writer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Wright\, n. [OE. wrighte, writhe, AS. wyrtha, fr.
wyrcean to work. [root]145. See {Work}.]
One who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business;
an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; esp., a
worker in wood; -- now chiefly used in compounds, as in
millwright, wheelwright, etc.

      He was a well good wright, a carpenter.  --Chaucer.