- adj. Resembling a wisp or some aspect of one.
- adj. thin and weak
- wisp + -like (Wiktionary)
“Tall, wisplike, with the kind of angelic beauty that makes even the most hard-core hip-hop fan hear harps when she walks past in the corridor.”
“But in New Iberia the air was dead, superheated, stained with the smell of dead water beetles, the trees traced with the wisplike patterns of fireflies.”
“In the air where he had stood was the faint smoke-thin outline of a man, limned in the most wisplike of golden fogs.”
“A tangled black beard hung wisplike from the dirty _chuddah_ that draped his head, and above it two eyes, fevered and furtive, peered strangely forth.”
“He laughed high-keyed, sardonic laughter; he scolded, he quavered, he pleaded, he was finally choked with sobs; while as for his wife, she, poor little wisplike body, early succumbed to whatever is Venetian for nervous prostration.”
“AAA towing A successful compounding of flavors and colors: wisplike slices of carrots, sweetish grapes, naive onion spicy Ushneiclunim Neimohim of goat cheeseflower.”
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