Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a wasp; wasplike.
  • adj. Infested with wasps.
  • adj. Like a wasp (white Anglo-Saxon Protestant), a member of the dominant American upper-class culture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Waspish.

Etymologies

wasp +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Helene Cooper for staying presidential, loves calling O 'waspy'

    Firedoglake

  • I appreciate the belt she has on here makes her look more 'waspy' and 'curvy.

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  • December 3rd, 2009 5: 31 pm ET when they say "just vote them out," what the tea baggers really mean is vote for socially conservative waspy males. this is sadder than a greek tragedy ...

    Tea Party Express, Part Three

  • To the mother it seemed perfectly American, the America she admired, culled from literature, handpicked fruit—Nineteenth Century and Yankee Emily Dickinson, later—Twentieth Century, waspy, Cheeveresque, ice clinking in a martini glass.

    Still Life, With Girl

  • If our child inherits her mother's attraction to waspy sports, those activities may be open to her.

    Rebecca Walker: Late Bloomers

  • She rues the day she fell pregnant by her waspy husband.

    The Forgetting Room 9

  • Channelling her SATC persona, prim, waspy Charlotte York, she's Upper East Side perfection.

    Tyra Banks's novel venture

  • I'm ashamed to say she is from my home state but she does live in a Detroit suburb that is very white, rich and waspy.

    Poll: Obama Has Banked Big Lead In Early Vote

  • This waspy white boy treated this panel with nothing but contempt.

    GOPer Shays To Retire If He Doesn't Get Committee Post

  • The fact your children listen to me instead of Hanah Montana is a social phenomena rooted deeply in the "mommy made me wear panties to baseball practice" complex brought on by waspy menopausal nasaly red diaper doper babies of which you are the source from which they spawn!

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