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whippersnapper

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Noun
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CIDE DICTIONARY

whippersnappern. 
     A diminutive, insignificant, or presumptuous person.  T. Hughes.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

whippersnapper, n.
1 a small child.
2 an insignificant but presumptuous or intrusive (esp. young) person.

Etymology
perh. for whipsnapper, implying noise and unimportance

THESAURUS

whippersnapper

JD, a nobody, a nothing, boldface, brat, brazenface, chutzpanik, cipher, common man, dummy, elf, enfant terrible, figurehead, gamin, holy terror, hussy, imp, insignificancy, jackstraw, juvenile delinquent, lightweight, little fellow, little guy, little monkey, malapert, man of straw, mediocrity, minx, nebbish, nobody, nobody one knows, nonentity, nothing, nullity, obscurity, pip-squeak, puck, punk, punk kid, pup, puppy, runt, saucebox, scrub, shrimp, small fry, small potato, small potatoes, smart aleck, smart-ass, smarty, smarty-pants, spoiled brat, squirt, squit, swaggerer, upstart, urchin, whiffet, wise guy, wise-ass, zero, zilch

ROGET THESAURUS

whippersnapper

Infant

N infant, babe, baby, babe in arms, nurseling, suckling, yearling, weanling, papoose, bambino, kid, vagitus, child, bairn, little one, brat, chit, pickaninny, urchin, bantling, bratling, elf, youth, boy, lad, stripling, youngster, youngun, younker, callant, whipster, whippersnapper, whiffet, schoolboy, hobbledehoy, hopeful, cadet, minor, master, scion, sap, seedling, tendril, olive branch, nestling, chicken, larva, chrysalis, tadpole, whelp, cub, pullet, fry, callow, codlin, codling, foetus, calf, colt, pup, foal, kitten, lamb, lambkin, aurelia, caterpillar, cocoon, nymph, nympha, orphan, pupa, staddle, girl, lass, lassie, wench, miss, damsel, demoiselle, maid, maiden, virgin, hoyden, infantine, infantile, puerile, boyish, girlish, childish, babyish, kittenish, baby, newborn, unfledged, new-fledged, callow, in the cradle, in swaddling clothes, in long clothes, in arms, in leading strings, at the breast, in one's teens.


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