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wispy

or wisp路ish

[ wis-pee ]
/ 藞w瑟s pi /
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adjective, wisp路i路er, wisp路i路est.
being a wisp or in wisps; wisplike: a wispy plant.
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Origin of wispy

First recorded in 1710鈥20; wisp + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM wispy

wisp路i路ly, adverbwisp路i路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for wispy

wispy
/ (藞w瑟sp瑟) /

adjective wispier or wispiest
wisplike; delicate, faint, light, etc

Derived forms of wispy

wispily, adverbwispiness, noun
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