Waspy

adjective
\ ˈwä-spē How to pronounce Waspy (audio) , ˈwȯ- \
variants: or WASPy
Waspier or WASPier; Waspiest or WASPiest

Definition of Waspy

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

First Known Use of Waspy

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Waspy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Waspy. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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