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- adj. Consisting of or resembling a wisp; like a slender, flexible strand or bundle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like a wisp.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. thin and weak
- adj. lacking clarity or distinctness
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They remain wispy, uncertain figures in a novel that inevitably leads us to seek more definition, more certainty.
With the main business completed, he asked me if I wanted him to take care of the short hairs, and assuming he was referring to the wispy ones on the back of the neck, said yes.
My heart bangs against my rib cage, my mouth goes dirt dry, and my breath comes in short, wispy gasps.
Restaurant regulars have been identified as wispy-eyed figures who live just around the block, but these indolent customers cannot be said to have truly traveled.
The river had deposited me under a willow tree laden with some kind of wispy moss.
She was of the kind that Alison thought of as "wispy" 'soft, blond hair going to gray, styled in a fashionable chignon, soft, gray-blue linen walking suit, slight figure, doll-pretty face with soft blue eyes.
Apparently under this name there are several tribes inhabiting lands of various elevations; some are coloured café au lait, as if born in a high and healthy region; others are almost jet black with the hair frightfully "wispy," like a mop.
She looked to Angie for confirmation, and Angie smiled, if such you could call the wispy line on Angie’s now translucent face.
The first time 'wispy' and Clint Eastwood have ever been used in the same sentence.
Cursive maybe but not the kind of wispy cursive that implies I'm "a ditz that just wanted a random sexy tattoo and this fit the bill".