- a pad or twist of straw, as used to rub down a horse.
- a twisted bit of straw used as a torch.
Origin of wisp
OTHER WORDS FROM wispwisplike, adjective
How to use wisp in a sentence
Maybe I’m just worn down by the pandemic, desperate for any wisp of encouraging news.
Below lay the Yukon Rover tied to the bank, with the smoke wisping lazily from her funnel.The Bungalow Boys Along the Yukon|Dexter J. Forrester
He is remarkably neat in his person, wisping himself all over with hay for hours at a time.