whippersnapper

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whippersnapper (plural whippersnappers)

  1. a young and cheeky or presumptuous person
    • 2004: Chris Wallace, Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage
      Eisenhower thought that the President-elect, his junior by over 25 years, was merely a "young whippersnapper."

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