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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (35)
  • A whippersnapper was a whip that was all coiled up and if you flipped your wrist it would
  • Drought called to temporary end in O.C. UCI to study brain of 107 year-old 'whippersnapper'
  • Spoken like the young whippersnapper you are, Ian.
  • Lost to a young whippersnapper 17 years his junior. for more
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