wisp·​ish ˈwi-spish How to pronounce wispish (audio)
: resembling a wisp : insubstantial

Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wispish was in 1896

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“Wispish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wispish. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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