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Synonyms for WASP

a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination

social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting

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Rather, he explained to me with some delicacy, a Jewish refugee like myself would never be fully accepted on the board of what was then a very Waspy, deliberately blue-blooded company.
The over-the-top WASPY Winklevosses reminded me of Draco Malfoy (Tom Felton) in Harry Potter.
In the 1970s, WASPy teenager Alice Tatnall accidentally sets fire to a friend's house and is branded "Arson Girl.
Hiss is at the top of a long list, with Harry Dexter White, an assistant Treasury secretary; Laughlin Currie, a top aide to FDR and head of the Foreign Economic Administration in wartime Washington; and at least a dozen others with similar credentials, backgrounds, and political views: young, educated scions of WASPy Brahmin families.
The most clearly sentimental of Carver's stories, Campbell (1992) points out, "A Small Good Thing" contains stock soap opera characters--a handsome doctor, an elegant, WASPy couple, their tragically injured son.
The squealing kids were running to their mother, a beautiful, WASPy blonde who happened to be an actress of some fame herself in the 1970s, Blythe Danner.
Think school teacher" she has said about her tight skirts, waspy waists and plunging necklines.
The Harvard-educated young president was in many ways more WASPY than the WASPS; Catholics perceived through Kennedy a chance to enter mainstream American society, on equal footing with Protestants but also saw that in doing so they would have to put aside their particularities.
It shows the actor dressed as an aviator along with a WASPy everyman exhibitor; together they push the Kaiser through a meat grinder, with money pouring out the bottom and filling a container labeled "box office.
This autumn, dedicated followers of fashion will be encouraged to emphasise big boobs and bums and tiny, waspy waists in order to conform to the latest edicts laid down by the style police.
In fact, Van Sant indicates that his alter ego in Idaho is Scott, the heterosexual: "'Like Scott, I'm hanging out on the streets, trying to get to know this clandestine scene, but I'm really just a Waspy white kid who has no business there'" (ibid.
He worries that these Latinos will never assimilate as well as preceding European ethnic hordes did into the WASPy New Jerusalem of the U.
Coming to the starched, stressful and WASPy Post was for Mary' in her own words, "a culture shock.