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The meaning of "whipper snapper"

" Whipper snapper "
A child or impertinent youth.
The fourth form have challenged the teachers to a tug of war. We can't lose against a bunch of kids - let's show those whipper snappers how it's done.
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Widely used but a little old fashioned.
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