wispy

or wisp·ish

[ wis-pee ]
/ ˈwɪs pi /

adjective, wisp·i·er, wisp·i·est.

being a wisp or in wisps; wisplike: a wispy plant.

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Origin of wispy

First recorded in 1710–20; wisp + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM wispy

wisp·i·ly, adverbwisp·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for wispish

  • Ordinarily that will-o'-the wispish little person could be seen, heard, or felt wherever she was.

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British Dictionary definitions for wispish

wispy
/ (ˈwɪspɪ) /

adjective wispier or wispiest

wisplike; delicate, faint, light, etc

Derived forms of wispy

wispily, adverbwispiness, noun
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