Synonyms of 'wisp'
pieceDictionary, twist, strandShe smoothed away a wisp of hair from her eyes.
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If you cut or tear food or paper into shreds, you cut or tear it into small, narrow pieces.
Cut the cabbage into fine long shreds.
A snippet of something is a small piece of it.
I read a snippet she had cut from a magazine.
Thesaurus for wisp from the Collins English Thesaurus
A wisp of hair is a small, thin, untidy bunch of it.