wisplike


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Adj.1.wisplike - thin and weak; "a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
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It is termed "ghost particle" because of its wisplike appearance when seen under a microscope.
At the center of the cacophony is a young man--thin--almost wisplike. He wears sunglasses, which occupy much of his narrow face.
Now we have calls, particularly from critics, for sleekly, muscular men and wisplike or whiplike women.