Examples of waspish in a Sentence
extremely waspish, she uses her wit viciously when irritated
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Olney was known to be quite difficult and often waspish about his colleagues.
However, for reasons never fully clarified, Jess is torn between her work commitments and demands from her waspish mother (Lea Thompson) to help with the impending nuptials of her sister (Samantha Hill).
My word, there’s just no satisfying those modish, waspishBritish; already the backlash starts for yesterday’s darling of Christine Keeler prurience….
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First Known Use of waspish
choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, fiery, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, irritable, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, raspy, short-tempered, snappish, snappy, snippy, stuffy, testy;
out of humor, out of sorts;
WASPISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of waspish for English Language Learners
: easily annoyed : showing annoyance
: very thin
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