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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous.

Usage examples (38)
  • I shan't pick up the 'jackanapes' or the 'rascal.'
  • "Yes, you young jackanapes," Lady Bertram growled.
  • "Come cut your stick, you cantankerous jackanapes."
  • What have you got to say for this damned jackanapes? for more
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