Origin of wasp
OTHER WORDS FROM waspwasplike, adjective
Other definitions for wasp (2 of 3)
Other definitions for wasp (3 of 3)
Origin of WASP2
How to use wasp in a sentence
“WASPs are like the Alawites of America, a rare breed,” says the now 70-year-old Sheehy.
Scott did his best to play his role as the Walter White of the WASPs.
Wasps, birds, rodents, small mammals, and snakes will all dine on the Magicicadas of Brood II.
For middle-aged WASPs like me, the pace of change can be deeply unsettling.When In Doubt, Mumble—Dynamic Inaction May Be Our Best Hope|Joe McLean|April 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nearly empty of Wasps, however, are electric-car manufactories, Internet startups, and the X Games.
At Sonepur flies having failed, wasps have come forth to warn the public and the authorities, but yet to no purpose.Third class in Indian railways|Mahatma Gandhi
So they began to build an iron-clad which they thought could drive these wooden wasps away.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
There were not twenty houses left standing, not a dozen houses in that wasps' nest.Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete|Guy de Maupassant
They filled the shells of gourds with hornets and wasps and placed them about the defences of their town.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Forth from the school-house door burst a dozen shouting lads, as wasps from the hole of their nest from a charge of powder.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for wasp (1 of 2)
Derived forms of waspwasplike, adjectivewaspy, adjectivewaspily, adverbwaspiness, noun
Word Origin for wasp
British Dictionary definitions for wasp (2 of 2)
Derived forms of WaspWaspy, adjective
Cultural definitions for wasp
An acronym for “white Anglo-Saxon Protestant” — a member of what many consider to be the most privileged and influential group in American society.