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Definition 1: lacking clarity or distinctness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wispy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dim figure in the distance
  • only a faint recollection
  • shadowy figures in the gloom
  • saw a vague outline of a building through the fog
  • a few wispy memories of childhood

Synonyms for wispy in the sense of this definition

(wispy is similar to ...) not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand

"indistinct shapes in the gloom" "an indistinct memory" "only indistinct notions of what to do"

Definition 2: thin and weak - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wispy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet

Synonyms for wispy in the sense of this definition

(wispy is similar to ...) lacking excess flesh

"you can't be too rich or too thin" "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"

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