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whiffet

[ hwif-it, wif- ]
/ ˈʰwɪf ɪt, ˈwɪf- /
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noun
Informal. an insignificant person; whippersnapper.
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Origin of whiffet

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