Waspy

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adjective \ ˈwä-spē , ˈwȯ- \
variants: or WASPy
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of Waspy

sometimes disparaging
Waspier or WASPier; Waspiest or WASPiest
: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

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