The definition of a wisp is a thin piece or strand of something, or a small bundle.(noun)
An example of a wisp is a strand of hair.
See wisp in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME, prob. < Scand, as in Swed visp, a bundle of rushes or twigs, akin to ON visk: see whisk
See wisp in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English.
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