snippˈer-snapper noun
A whippersnapper
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Main Entry:snip

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  • whippersnapper — 1670s, apparently a jingling extension [OED] of *whip snapper a cracker of whips, or perhaps an alteration of snipper snapper (1590s). Cf. also late 16c. whipperginnie, a term of abuse for a woman …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jemima Condict — was born in a rural setting in the mountains of northwestern New Jersey on 24 August 1754. She spent her entire short life in the vicinity of Pleasantdale (now in West Orange), New Jersey, dying on 14 November 1779 at the age of twenty five.… …   Wikipedia

  • whippersnapper — whip|per|snap|per [ˈwıpəˌsnæpə US ˈwıpərˌsnæpər] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from snipper snapper whippersnapper (16 19 centuries), probably from snip + snap] old fashioned a young person who is too confident and does not show enough… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whippersnapper — /ˈwɪpəsnæpə/ (say wipuhsnapuh) noun a petty or insignificant person, often young, who affects importance. {alteration of snipper snapper, under the influence of whip} …  

  • 3М6 «Шмель» — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Шмель (значения). Шмель индекс ракеты 3М6, обозначение НАТО AT 1A Snipper …   Википедия

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