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Definition of 'alight'

Verb

  1. to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
       Synonyms: light perch
  2. come down; "the birds alighted"
       Synonyms: climb down

Adjective

  1. lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "blazing logs in the fireplace"; "a burning cigarette"; "a flaming crackling fire"; "houses on fire"
       Synonyms: ablaze afire aflame aflare blazing burning flaming on fire


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