Definition of waspish adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    waspish

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈwɑspɪʃ//
     
    , NAmE//ˈwɔspɪʃ//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1bad-tempered and unpleasant synonym irritable
  2. 2 a waspish remark She sounded waspish and impatient.
 
adverb “Just leave me alone,” he said waspishly.
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