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synonyms for wispy

  • nebulous
  • slender
  • frail
  • slight
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Hot climates, fast and light missions, and mountains that rarely see precipitation call for wispy ­rain gear.
BE PREPARED FOR WET WEATHER WITH THESE JACKETSSYADRONAUGUST 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
These animals had soft, wispy, quickly growing wool—finer than today’s best cashmere.
LLAMAS ARE HOTTER THAN EVER. HERE’S WHY.BY EMILY WAKILD/THE CONVERSATIONDECEMBER 21, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
These animals had soft, wispy, quickly growing wool – finer than today’s best cashmere.
LLAMAS ARE HAVING A MOMENT IN THE US, BUT THEY’VE BEEN ICONS IN SOUTH AMERICA FOR MILLENNIALGBTQ-EDITORDECEMBER 19, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The wispy youth shrugged his shoulders and growled some inarticulate reply in monosyllable.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
A lanky youth in shirt-sleeves, with a mud-coloured, wispy face, was presiding over the transactions.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
Within the round changing frame of wispy vapor two men sat by a fire of logs and branches.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
He was short and pudgy, with a halo of wispy hair and the coldest, grimmest eyes that Wyman had ever seen.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
She turned away from him, her arms flung above her head and wispy hair veiling her damp cheek.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
Under a grey bowler set far back on his head his forehead sloped away to his wispy greying hair.
A BED OF ROSESW. L. GEORGE
The large constable looked down on the bare-headed wispy, unobtrusive Lilly with good-humoured suspicion and incredulity.
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WORDS RELATED TO WISPY

  • dainty
  • diaphanous
  • flimsy
  • fragile
  • frail
  • frivolous
  • illusory
  • imaginary
  • immaterial
  • intangible
  • light
  • rare
  • rarefied
  • tenuous
  • thin
  • vaporous
  • visionary
  • volatile
  • weightless
  • wispy
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