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whippersnappers

noun
plural of whippersnapper

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a person of no importance or influence
  • some young whippersnapper piped up with a pointless comment

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“Whippersnappers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whippersnappers. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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