WASP in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WASP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a flying insect, often black and yellow, that can sting
Classic Sentence:
1  Tom and the lazy long-legged twins with their love of gossip and their absurd practical jokes and Boyd who had the grace of a dancing master and the tongue of a wasp.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
2  Just the same as though you prayed that a physician might only be called upon to prescribe for headaches, measles, and the stings of wasps, or any other slight affection of the epidermis.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
3  But they were so beautiful, naked, with one flushed cheek, one green, that Mrs. Swithin left them naked, and the wasps burrowed holes.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 4
4  Drones, bumblebees, wasps, and butterflies knock awkwardly against the walls of the hive in their flight.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XX
5  Marius had fallen into a wasps'-nest of wits.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  I was stung on the arm by a wasp.
2  A wasp flew in the open window.
3  A wasp had flown in through the window.
4  Researchers have found trapped in amber a rare dinosaur-age scene of a spider attacking a wasp caught in its web.
5  Laws are like cobwebs, which may catches small flies, but let wasps and horns break through.
6  The garden is swarming with wasps.
7  Most bees and wasps are social insects.