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noun as in brat

noun as in enfant terrible

noun as in holy terror

noun as in pipsqueak

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Example Sentences

We meet our snapper first as a whippersnapper—shot by who knows?

Here is the proof: even as a whippersnapper, young Rand seemed to love the cornea.

"This Desmarais is himself the hero of that episode you refer to—the very same whippersnapper," answered the Count.

By my sowl thin, you know betther thoughts than your own, Mr. Whippersnapper, if that's the name you go by.

You don't mean to say, Aaron Bickford, that you let a whippersnapper like that defy you?

He had not been eating much lately—he had better get that little whippersnapper who attended Holly to give him a tonic.

What any decent, respectable, hard-working man would do,—bring back the girl and horsewhip that whippersnapper.


On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whippersnapper, such as: child, kid, little one, young one, youngster, and youth.

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