Definitions

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  • n. the quality of being waspish

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Waspish character or state.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Actually it’s Apples iTunes, they can and will break any attempt to bypass the record industry plutocrats DRM, like it or not; otherwise your waspishness is wasted

    iTunes, MyTunes, ourTunes

  • Actually it’s Apples iTunes, they can and will break any attempt to bypass the record industry plutocrats DRM, like it or not; otherwise your waspishness is wasted.

    Apple followers to the rescue!

  • Helen McCrory, as his mother, blends waspishness with vulnerability.

    The Late Middle Classes

  • There are a few moments of waspishness in Lazarus Rising.

    Down Under, Summing Up

  • It was purely the waspishness of a woman irritated beyond her limits.

    Renegade's Magic

  • He took a typesetting job on the far side of the Mississippi, in Warsaw, Illinois.34 He came back a few weeks later, but his eruption typified his lifelong waspishness toward his older brother.

    Mark Twain

  • Stanley Hatch could not remember when, if ever, he had ever heard such waspishness from his wife.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Shelly's hands were clasped dutifully behind her back, carefully not touching anything, so Anna stifled her waspishness.

    Hunting Season

  • The movement emphasized the waspishness of his appearance.

    FORTUNE’S LIGHT

  • She was concerned for him, and it came out as waspishness.

    WARCHILD

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