Meaning of “waspish” in the English Dictionary

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"waspish" in British English

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uk /ˈwɒs.pɪʃ/ us /ˈwɑː.spɪʃ/ disapproving

likely to make sharp, slightly cruel remarks; having a slightly angry and unpleasant manner:

She had a waspish tongue which could hurt.

(Definition of “waspish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)