- Informal. an insignificant person; whippersnapper.
Origin of whiffet
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Historical Examples of whiffet
The kingbird will worry the hawk as a whiffet dog will worry a bear.
So by the time old Whiffet was ready to begin every bench was filled.Blue Ridge Country
The king-bird will worry the hawk as a whiffet dog will worry a bear.Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes and, Other Papers
Needless to say Whiffet kept her plan a secret as she knew that Mother Squirrel would never consent.
Just then Polly turned over in her sleep and Whiffet scampered up the limb and back home as fast as she could run.