any of numerous wasps, as the sand wasps or mud wasps, that do not live in a community.
- Compare social wasp.
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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