a wisp of a girl/boy

noun phrase

Definition of a wisp of a girl/boy 

: a thin young girl/boy I met her when she was just a wisp of a girl.

Learn More about a wisp of a girl/boy

Share a wisp of a girl/boy

Dictionary Entries near a wisp of a girl/boy

awin

a window into/on

Awishira

a wisp of a girl/boy

awk

awkward

awkward age

Statistics for a wisp of a girl/boy

Look-up Popularity

Comments on a wisp of a girl/boy

What made you want to look up a wisp of a girl/boy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!