A small bundle, as of straw or other like substance.
- A small bunch or bundle, as of straw, hair, or grass.
- One that is thin, frail, or slight.
- A thin or faint streak or fragment, as of smoke or clouds.
- A fleeting trace or indication; a hint: a wisp of a smile.
- A flock of birds, especially snipe. See Synonyms at flock1.
- See ignis fatuus.
- To twist into wisps or a wisp.
- To drift in wisps: smoke wisping from chimneys.