how to pronounce wasp

wɑːsp

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“… are caused by bee and wasp stings in the …”

meanings of wasp

noun:

  1. Any of the members of the family Vespidae.
  2. A member of the dominant American upper-class culture: a white Anglo-Saxon Protestant.
  3. Any of many types of stinging flying insect resembling a hornet.
  4. Any of the members of suborder Apocrita, excepting the ants (family Formicidae) and bees (clade Anthophila).
  5. Alternative letter-case form of WASP (“White Anglo-Saxon Protestant").
  6. A member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots.
  7. A person who behaves in an angry or insolent way, hence waspish.

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