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waspy

[wos-pee] /ˈwɒs pi/
adjective, waspier, waspiest.
1.
resembling a wasp; waspish.
Origin of waspy
1650-1660
1650-60; wasp + -y1
Related forms
waspily, adverb
waspiness, noun
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  • waspiness is an overlay on human character, like the porcelain veneer that protects the biting surface of a damaged tooth.

    The Last of the Wasps Tad Friend September 26, 2009

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