whippersnapper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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whippersnappernoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɪp.əˌsnæp.ər/  us   /-ɚˌsnæp.ɚ/ old-fashioned or humorous
a ​youngperson who is too ​confident and ​shows no ​respect towards other, ​especiallyolder, ​people: I'm not going to have some young whippersnapper ​tell me what to do!
(Definition of whippersnapper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “whippersnapper”
in Chinese (Simplified) 妄自尊大的年轻人,自命不凡的年轻人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妄自尊大的年輕人,自命不凡的年輕人…
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