Definitions for waspishˈwɒs pɪʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wasp•ishˈwɒs pɪʃ(adj.)

  1. like or suggesting a wasp, esp. in behavior.

  2. snappish or peevish; petulant; testy.

  3. having a slight or slender build.

Origin of waspish:

1560–70

wasp′ish•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bristly, prickly, splenetic, waspish(adj)

    very irritable

    "bristly exchanges between the White House and the press"; "he became prickly and spiteful"; "witty and waspish about his colleagues"

Wiktionary

  1. waspish(Adjective)

    Suggestive of the behaviour of a wasp.

  2. waspish(Adjective)

    Spiteful or irascible.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waspish(adj)

    resembling a wasp in form; having a slender waist, like a wasp

  2. Waspish(adj)

    quick to resent a trifling affront; characterized by snappishness; irritable; irascible; petulant; snappish


Translations for waspish

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

Waspish(adjective)

a Waspish neighborhood.

  • WASP-agtigAfrikaans
  • حارَة من البروتستانت البيض الأنجلوساكسونيينArabic
  • раздразнителенBulgarian
  • zangado / rabugento / mau humoradoPortuguese (BR)
  • (čtvrť) anglosaských protestantůCzech
  • eine waspische NachbarschaftGerman
  • hvidt angelsaksisk protestantiskDanish
  • που αφορά ή αναφέρεται σε Λευκούς Προτεστάντες ΑγγλοσάξονεςGreek
  • vecindario blanco, anglosajón y protestanteSpanish
  • (valge anglo-saksi) protestantlikEstonian
  • كجتابFarsi
  • acariâtreFrench
  • שְׁכוּנָה שֶל אַנגלוֹ-סַקסִי לָבַןHebrew
  • उच्च मध्यवर्गीय इलाकाHindi
  • koji je bijelac anglosaksonskog protestantskog podrijetlaCroatian
  • tüskés természetűHungarian
  • lingkungan kelas menengah atas di ASIndonesian
  • (di protestante anglosassone di razza bianca)Italian
  • WASPのJapanese
  • 백인 중산층의Korean
  • (JAV) elito, su elitu susijęsLithuanian
  • simtprocentīgu balto amerikāņu-Latvian
  • daerah WaspishMalay
  • van WASP's; met veel WASP'sDutch
  • superhvitNorwegian
  • zdominowany przez Amerykanów o anglosaskim rodowodziePolish
  • привилегированныйRussian
  • biely, meštiacky, týkajúci sa WASPSlovak
  • gosposkiSlovenian
  • naprasitSerbian
  • kälkborgerlig, brackigSwedish
  • ฉุนเฉียวThai
  • zengin ve muhafazakâr Protestan olanTurkish
  • 爭吵不休的Chinese (Trad.)
  • околиця, де мешкають білі протестанти англо-саксонського походженняUkrainian
  • تلخUrdu
  • có họ hàng với người Ăng-Lô-sắc-xôngVietnamese
  • 易怒的Chinese (Simp.)

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