solitary wasp

  1. any of numerous wasps, as the sand wasps or mud wasps, that do not live in a community.

Origin of solitary wasp

First recorded in 1820–30

Words Nearby solitary wasp Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use solitary wasp in a sentence

  • A solitary wasp, a slender creature in black and gold, quick and emotional, had made a cabin of one of the holes in the timber.

    Old Junk | H. M. Tomlinson