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waspish

mod. in the manner of a WASP. She looks sort of “waspish,” but she’s not.
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"The Duchess of Cambridge's tiny waist and waspish shape has become the envy of many women across the UK," the Daily Mail quoted the firm MYA (which stands for 'Make Yourself Amazing') as saying on its website.
IF you're sick to the back teeth of celebrities being given too much of an easy ride on chat shows then rejoice, because a certain witty, waspish Welshman returns to host the second series of his chat show.
A keen follower of fashion, Cecil might be delighted or disappointed by the absence this week of the BBC's regular Royal Ascot fashion correspondent, the waspish James Sherwood, who has stood down from his role following internal disagreements.
Mezzo Julie Boulianne was a charming Rosina, even if her "Una voce poco fa" was more a display of technical expertise than an expression of waspish personality.
Not a very loving grandmother, it appears, since reportedly she broke up with Leibovitz over her presumed grandchild--Leibovitz gave more attention to the baby than to Susan." Field has been attacked for writing a waspish memoir, but what he is offering is a kind of antidote to decades of closeting Leibovitz and Sontag not only in Vanity Fair and Vogue but also in The New York Times, Newsweek, and The New Yorker.
He is a brilliant, complex and crafty character, who uses the opportunity of the book to expose some facets of the design world where 'high' style, waspish chatter and edgy competitiveness wrap around each other's antennae.
You know, like I was showing WASPish restraint or something.
In addition to the plants' calling in waspish air attacks, the caterpillars themselves produce beacons for wasps.
So gifted, so insecure, so silly in many ways, with his waspish tongue and petty vanity.
My WASPish, bearded, ponytailed partner was among about a dozen long-haired guys.
Wasps satirizes the litigiousness of the Athenians, who are represented by the mean and waspish old man Philocleon ("Love-Cleon"), who has a passion for serving on juries.
Fat Wilson) (Anna Crushingly, John Michael Higgins and Elizabeth Banks are little more than feedback as brilliantly waspish commentators John Smith and Gail Abernathy-McKadden.
Fat Amy Wilson) (Anna Crushingly, John Michael Higgins and Elizabeth Banks are little more than feedback as brilliantly waspish commentators John Smith and Gail Abernathy-McKadden.
Waspish, strategic and witty, Osborne easily batted away scores of awkward questions to put his message across - that the Tory party ignore the 48 per cent who voted against Brexit at their peril.
He signed off his programme notes with another waspish jibe at his own fans, following what was, in his eyes at least, a failure to give his players - in particular Lukaku - sufficient backing.