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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Waspish \Wasp"ish\, a. 1. Resembling a wasp in form; having a slender waist, like a wasp. [1913 Webster] 2. Quick to resent a trifling affront; characterized by snappishness; irritable; irascible; petulant; snappish. [1913 Webster] He was naturally a waspish and hot man. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] Much do I suffer, much, to keep in peace This jealous, waspish, wrong-head, rhyming race. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Syn: Snappish; petulant; irritable; irascible; testy; peevish; captious. [1913 Webster] -- Wasp"ish*ly, adv. -- Wasp"ish*ness, n. [1913 Webster]