waspy

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

wasp +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

waspy (comparative more waspy, superlative most waspy)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a wasp; wasplike.
    • 2001, Charlaine Harris, Dead Until Dark
      I'm blond and blue-eyed and twenty-five, and my legs are strong and my bosom is substantial, and I have a waspy waistline.
  2. Infested with wasps.
    a waspy apple

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

waspy (comparative more waspy, superlative most waspy)

  1. (slang) Like a wasp (white Anglo-Saxon Protestant), a member of the dominant American upper-class culture.