English dictionary

bight meaning and definition

BIGHT noun

Definition of bight (noun)

  1. a loop in a rope
  2. a bend or curve (especially in a coastline)
  3. a broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline
    • "the Bight of Benin"; "the Great Australian Bight"
  4. the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends)

BIGHT verb

Definition of bight (verb)

  1. fasten with a bight
Source: Princeton University Wordnet