ˈwä-spē How to pronounce Waspy (audio)
variants or WASPy
Waspier or WASPier; Waspiest or WASPiest
sometimes disparaging
: of, relating to, associated with, characterized by, or suggestive of WASPs
a Waspy neighborhood
The next day I meet Scudder, a Waspy investment banker, to go shopping.Candace Bushnell
I don't have my father's nose, but there is an Italian trait to it. It's not a short, WASPy nose.Isabella Rossellini

Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Waspy was in 1968

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“Waspy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Waspy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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