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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small tuft or lock; A flock of snipe; A small bundle of straw or hay; A small person.

Usage examples (33)
  • A mere wisp of a girl
  • A flock of snipe is called a wisp, although you usually flush them in singles and pairs.
  • Self-evidence is often a mere will-o'-the-wisp, which is sure to lead us astray if we take it as our guide.
  • You don’t see that subverting all the hard earned rights of americans, to protect against a will o the wisp is clearly unpatriotic? for more
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