noun see wisp I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wispiness — See wispily. * * * …   Universalium

  • wispiness — noun The state of being wispy …   Wiktionary

  • wispiness — wisp·i·ness …   English syllables

  • wispiness — pēnə̇s, pin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being wispy * * * wispˈiness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑wisp …   Useful english dictionary

  • wisp — I. noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 13th century 1. a small handful (as of hay or straw) 2. a. a thin strip or fragment b. a thready streak < a wisp of smoke > c. something frail, slight, or fleeting < a wisp of a girl > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Teitur Lassen — Infobox Musical artist Img capt = Teitur at the piano Img size = 550 Name = Teitur Img capt = Teitur Background = solo singer Birth name = Teitur Lassen Born = 1977 Origin = Faroe Islands Genre = Pop, Folk music, Rock music Occupation = Singer… …   Wikipedia

  • wispy — wispily, adv. wispiness, n. /wis pee/, adj., wispier, wispiest. being a wisp or in wisps; wisplike: a wispy plant. Also, wispish. [1710 20; WISP + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • airiness — Synonyms and related words: Prospero, airy nothing, airy texture, appearance, ascent, attenuation, bodilessness, bounce, breeziness, bubbliness, buoyancy, carefreeness, chirpiness, daintiness, debonairness, delicacy, delusiveness, diaphanousness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • collapse — Synonyms and related words: OD, Waterloo, amiable weakness, bankruptcy, be brought down, be felled, be found wanting, be ruined, be struck down, be traumatized, beating, become insolvent, bend, blow, bouncing check, break, break down, break out,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • daintiness — Synonyms and related words: acquired taste, airiness, amiable weakness, appreciation of excellence, ascent, asepsis, breakability, brittleness, bubbliness, buoyancy, changeableness, choiceness, civilized taste, civilizedness, cleanliness, cleanly …   Moby Thesaurus

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