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waspish

adjective wasp·ish \ˈwäs-pish, ˈws-\

: easily annoyed : showing annoyance

: very thin

Full Definition of WASPISH

1
:  resembling a wasp in behavior; especially :  snappish, petulant <a waspish temper>
2
:  resembling a wasp in form; especially :  slightly built
wasp·ish·ly adverb
wasp·ish·ness noun

Examples of WASPISH

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

First Known Use of WASPISH

1566

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