Ight is originated from the word "alright" but people over the years have become to lazy to say alright. What does ight mean? If you're hanging in there, having a good time, or if you're just a decent human, you're ight. IGHT is shorthand used in texting and online messaging that means Alright. So now you know - IGHT means "Alright" - don't thank us. The meaning of IGHT is: alright.