Definition of wift in English:

wift

(also whift)

verb

  • no object To move lightly to and fro; to drift. Chiefly with adverb, as on, around, etc. Also (occasionally) with object: to cause to move in this way. Now rare.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). Probably imitative; perhaps compare waff and waft.

Pronunciation

wift

/wɪft/