whiffet

[hwif-it, wif-]
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noun

Informal. an insignificant person; whippersnapper.

Nearby words

  1. whicker,
  2. whid,
  3. whidah,
  4. whidbey island,
  5. whiff,
  6. whiffle,
  7. whiffler,
  8. whiffletree,
  9. whiffy,
  10. whig

Origin of whiffet

1795–1805, Americanism; whiff1 + -et, modeled on whippet

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