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WASPISH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does waspish mean? 

WASPISH (adjective)
  The adjective WASPISH has 1 sense:

1. very irritable

  Familiarity information: WASPISH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WASPISH (adjective)


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Meaning:

Very irritable

Synonyms:

bristly; prickly; waspish; splenetic

Context examples:

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

Similar:

ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)


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