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Noun: wright  rIt
  1. Someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
Noun: Wright  rIt
  1. United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Orville Wright) invented the aeroplane (1867-1912)
    - Wilbur Wright
     
  2. United States writer whose work is concerned with the oppression of African Americans (1908-1960)
    - Richard Wright
     
  3. United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)
    - Willard Huntington Wright, S. S. Van Dine
     
  4. United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852)
    - Frances Wright, Fanny Wright
     
  5. Influential United States architect (1869-1959)
    - Frank Lloyd Wright
     
  6. United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Wilbur Wright) invented the aeroplane (1871-1948)
    - Orville Wright

Sounds like: right, writ

Derived forms: Wrights, wrights

Type of: architect, artificer, artisan, author, craftsman, craftsperson, designer, discoverer, feminist, inventor, journeyman, libber, women's liberationist, women's rightist, writer

Encyclopedia: Wright, New York