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Definición de “whippersnapper” en inglés

whippersnapper

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɪp.əˌsnæp.ər/ us    /-ɚˌsnæp.ɚ/ old-fashioned or humorous
a young person who is too confident and shows no respect towards other, especially older, 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)
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