The definition of a wright is someone who makes or repairs something.
An example of a wright is a playwright which means a person who creates plays.
a person who makes, constructs, or repairs: used chiefly in compounds: wheelwright, shipwright
Origin of wrightMiddle English ; from Old English wyrhta, a worker, maker ; from wyrcan, to work
One that constructs or repairs something. Often used in combination: a playwright; a shipwright.
Origin of wrightMiddle English, from Old English wryhta; see werg- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present wrights, present participle wrighting, simple past and past participle wrighted)
- (dated) Common misspelling of write.