EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WASPISH
The waspish little mutiny was so amusing that Si had to smile in spite of himself.
One must have the wit 'from such a sharp and waspish word as No to pluck the sting.'
When people made him angry he retorted to them with waspish sarcasms.
Though he is crabbed, too; rather crabbed and waspish, when he i'n't pleased.
She said, "I think her a sullen girl; she always looks so sour and waspish."
After, dull booming of distant artillery, or waspish whinings of kettledrums.
When a man is touchy and waspish, he is always looking out for, and catching at, occasions of offence.
Her cutaway coat was buttoned tightly over a manly bosom, and her waist was not waspish.
Two others followed in sharp succession, and there went close by Mary's ear the waspish whine of a minie-ball.
Thus she carried within herself the magic that drew from waspish circumstance its sharpest sting.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR WASPISH
- huffy irascible
- out of sorts peevish
- thin-skinned touchy