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waspish

adjective 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.
Translations of “waspish”
in Chinese (Traditional) 尖刻的,刻毒的, 暴躁的,易怒的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尖刻的,刻毒的, 暴躁的,易怒的…
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