Wisp - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |wɪsp|  American pronunciation of the word wisp
Brit.  |wɪsp|  British pronunciation of the word wisp

noun

- a small tuft or lock

wisps of hair

- a small person

a mere wisp of a girl

- a small bundle of straw or hay
- a flock of snipe

Examples

Wisps of steam rose up from the teapot.

Wisps of cotton candy clung to his mouth.

The sun had gone down, a little wisp of a new moon was following it.

A wisp of hair had escaped from under her hat.

Wisps of smoke rose into the air.

a mere wisp of a girl

There was a wisp of sun coming through the mist.

Word forms

noun
singular: wisp
plural: wisps
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