Definition of hight in English:

hight

adjective

archaic, literarypredicative
  • Named; called.

    ‘a little pest, hight Tommy Moore’
    • ‘I am hight Tudor as Beta hath told thee and I abide in mine estate many a league distant from here.’

Origin

Middle English past participle of hight ‘to name or command’, from Old English heht, past tense of hātan ‘to command, call, or name’, of Germanic origin.

Pronunciation

hight

/hʌɪt/