how to pronounce wisp


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wisp is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of wisp in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… frail wisp of atmosphere clinging to the …”

meanings of wisp


  1. A small bundle, as of straw or other like substance; any slender, flexible structure or group.
  2. A disease affecting the feet of cattle.
  3. A will o' the wisp, or ignis fatuus.
  4. Acronym of wireless internet service provider. (wireless ISP).
  5. A whisk, or small broom.
  6. An immeasurable, indefinable essence of life; soul.


  1. To rumple.
  2. To produce a wisp, as of smoke.
  3. To brush or dress, as with a wisp.

wisp frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wisp occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics wisp can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that wisp can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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