Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
Home
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'




Waspish   Listen
Waspish

adjective
1.
Very irritable.  Synonyms: bristly, prickly, splenetic.  "He became prickly and spiteful" , "Witty and waspish about his colleagues"






WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University








Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Containing
Matching a pattern  

Synonyms
Antonyms
Quotes
Words linked to  

only single words



Share |





"Waspish" Quotes from Famous Books



... Wi' noa woman to sweeten his life; Till one day a smart lass chonced his winder to pass. An he cried, "That's the wench for my wife!" Soa he show'd her his bags runnin ovver wi' gold, An he axt her this question reight plump; "Tho' awm ugly an waspish, an getten soa old, Will ta come an be ...
— Yorkshire Lyrics • John Hartley



Words linked to "Waspish" :   ill-natured



Copyright © 2022 Free-Translator.com