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- n. a scholastic often pedantic person, wise guy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A nimble little fellow; a whippersnapper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as whipper-snapper.
- n. A sharper.
Derived from whip + -ster. Rather from the verb than the noun. (Wiktionary)