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 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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Very irritable


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


ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)

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