Pronunciation: (wosp),[key] —n. 1. any of numerous social or solitary hymenopterous insects of the Vespidae, Sphecidae, and allied families, generally having a long, slender body and narrow waist and, in the female, a stinger.
2. a person who is snappish or petulant.
Pronunciation: (wosp),[key]Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.
—n. 1. a white Anglo-Saxon Protestant.
2. a member of the privileged, established white upper middle class in the U.S.
—adj. Waspy. Also,Wasp.
Pronunciation: (wosp),[key] —n. a member of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots, an organization disbanded in 1944.