Definitions for wrightraɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a worker, esp. a constructive worker (used chiefly in combination):
a wheelwright; a playwright.
Origin of wright:
bef. 900; ME; OE wryhta, metathetic var. of wyrhta worker; akin to work
Frank Lloyd, 1867–1959, U.S. architect.
Orville, 1871–1948, and his brother Wilbur, 1867–1912, U.S. aeronautical inventors.
Richard, 1908–60, U.S. novelist.
Wright, Willard Huntington Wright, S. S. Van Dine(noun)
United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)
Wright, Richard Wright(noun)
United States writer whose work is concerned with the oppression of African Americans (1908-1960)
Wright, Wilbur Wright(noun)
United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Orville Wright) invented the airplane (1867-1912)
Wright, Orville Wright(noun)
United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Wilbur Wright) invented the airplane (1871-1948)
Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright(noun)
influential United States architect (1869-1959)
Wright, Frances Wright, Fanny Wright(noun)
United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852)
someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
A British occupational surname from a maker of machinery; found in many combinations such as Cartwright.
An American surname; also a confused anglicization of the French le droit
Origin: wyrhta, from wurhtjo (as in wurkijanan), from werǵ- (English work). Cognate with English wrought.
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