Associations to the word «Wasp»

Pictures for the word «Wasp»


WASP, noun. Any of many types of stinging flying insect resembling a hornet or bee.
WASP, noun. A person who behaves in an angry or insolent way, hence waspish.
WASP, noun. Alternative letter-case form of WASP
WASP, noun. A member of the dominant American upper-class culture: a white Anglo-Saxon Protestant.
WASP, noun. A member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots.
WASP SPIDER, noun. An orb-weaver spider, Argiope bruennichi, that has striking yellow and black markings on its abdomen.

Dictionary definition

WASP, noun. A white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination.
WASP, noun. Social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats