a wisp of a girl/boy

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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.

Word by Word Definitions

wisp play
  1. : a small handful (as of hay or straw)

  2. : a thin strip or fragment

  3. : a thready streak

  1. : to roll into a wisp

  2. : to make wisps of

  3. : to emerge or drift in wisps


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