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a wisp of a girl/boy

Definition of a wisp of a girl/boy

  1. :  a thin young girl/boy <I met her when she was just a wisp of a girl.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a small handful (as of hay or straw)

    :  a thin strip or fragment

    :  a thready streak

  1. :  to roll into a wisp

    :  to make wisps of

    :  to emerge or drift in wisps

  1. :  a female child from birth to adulthood

    :  daughter

    :  a young unmarried woman

  1. :  a male child from birth to adulthood

    :  son

    :  an immature male

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of a yellow-green or bluish-gray color

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