Meaning of wispy in English:


adjectivewispier, wispiest

  • (of hair, threads, smoke, etc.) fine; feathery.

    ‘the sky was blue with a few wispy clouds’
    • ‘It had just a few little wispy feathers growing out of it, which made it look even more eerie.’
    • ‘Thin, wispy clouds sailed from the east, from the direction of the great ocean.’
    • ‘Lia ran a hand through her hair and leaned forward, allowing a few wispy tendrils to straggle free from her messy ponytail.’
    • ‘He's so thin and wispy it looks like if I touched him he'd break like a china doll.’
    • ‘His wispy brown hair is flecked with gray, a striking contrast to his crimson face.’