Associations to the word «Wisp»

Wiktionary

WISP, noun. A small bundle, as of straw or other like substance; any slender, flexible structure or group.
WISP, noun. A whisk, or small broom.
WISP, noun. A will o' the wisp, or ignis fatuus.
WISP, verb. To brush or dress, as with a wisp.
WISP, verb. (UK) (dialect) To rumple.
WISP, verb. (intransitive) To produce a wisp, as of smoke.

Dictionary definition

WISP, noun. A small tuft or lock; "wisps of hair".
WISP, noun. A small person; "a mere wisp of a girl".
WISP, noun. A small bundle of straw or hay.
WISP, noun. A flock of snipe.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis