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waspish

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adjective wasp·ish \ˈwäs-pish, ˈwȯs-\

Simple Definition of waspish

  • : easily annoyed : showing annoyance

  • : very thin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of waspish

  1. 1 :  resembling a wasp in behavior; especially :  snappish, petulant <a waspish temper>

  2. 2 :  resembling a wasp in form; especially :  slightly built

waspishly

adverb

waspishness

noun

Examples of waspish in a sentence

  1. <extremely waspish, she uses her wit viciously when irritated>



1566

First Known Use of waspish

1566


WASPISH Defined for Kids

waspish

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adjective wasp·ish \ˈwäs-pish, ˈwȯs-\

Definition of waspish for Students

waspishly

adverb




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