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wispy adj
1 thin and weak; "a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson [syn: wisplike]
2 lacking clarity or distinctness; "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" [syn: dim, faint, shadowy, vague] [also: wispiest, wispier]




  1. Consisting of or resembling a wisp; like a slender, flexible strand or bundle.
    The wispy smoke rose from chimneys all around town.
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