Whipster
Whipster Whip"ster, n. [Whip + -ster.] A nimble little fellow; a whippersnapper. [1913 Webster]

Every puny whipster gets my sword. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • whipster — whip·ster …   English syllables

  • whipster — ˈhwipstə(r) also ˈwi noun ( s) Etymology: whip (I) + ster 1. : whippersnapper 2. : one that uses a whip …   Useful english dictionary

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  • whippersnapper — /hwip euhr snap euhr, wip /, n. an unimportant but offensively presumptuous person, esp. a young one. [1665 75; prob. b. earlier whipster and snippersnapper, similar in sense; see WHIP, SNAP, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Infant — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Infant >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 infant infant babe baby babe in arms Sgm: N 1 nurseling nurseling suckling yearling weanling Sgm: N 1 papoose papoose bambino Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • whippersnapper — whip•per•snap•per [[t]ˈ(h)wɪp ərˌsnæp ər, ˈwɪp [/t]] n. an unimportant but offensively presumptuous person, esp. a young one • Etymology: 1665–75; prob. b. earlier whipster and snippersnapper, similar in sense …   From formal English to slang

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