How Do You Spell WASP?

Correct spelling for the English word "wasp" is [w_ˈɒ_s_p], [wˈɒsp], [wˈɒsp]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for WASP

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Plural form of WASP is WASPS

Definition of WASP

  1. wosp, n. a popular name for Hymenopterous insects belonging to the family Vespidæ, or to closely related families--(Wasps are generally more slender and much less hairy than bees, and their stinging organ--an ovipositor--resembles that of bees in structure and mode of action): a petulant and spiteful person.--adjs. WAS'PISH, like a wasp: having a slender waist like a wasp: quick to resent an affront; WAS'PISH-HEAD'ED (Shak.), passionate.--adv. WAS'PISHLY.--n. WAS'PISHNESS.--adjs. WASP'-TONGUED (Shak.), biting in tongue, shrewish; WASP'-WAIST'ED, very slender waisted, laced tightly; WAS'PY, waspish. [A.S. wæsp, wæps; Ger. wespe, L. vespa.]

Anagrams of WASP

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Usage Examples for WASP

  1. The solitary bee or wasp, for instance, forms a cell generally in the ground, places in it a sufficient amount of food, lays an egg, and closes the cell. - "On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects" by Sir John Lubbock
  2. That he, too, felt the tension, I know; for a wasp crawled over his face, from cheek- bone, across his temples, to his hair, and he did not notice it. - "The Red Planet" by William J. Locke

What does wasp stand for?

Abbreviation WASP means:

  1. What A Sad Predicament
  2. Wide Angle Search for Planets