whiffet

noun
whif·​fet | \ ˈhwi-fət How to pronounce whiffet (audio) , ˈwi-\

Definition of whiffet

: a small, young, or unimportant person

First Known Use of whiffet

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whiffet

probably alteration of whippet

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