the term actualy means small or insgnificant person, a verry old old english word. due to urbanization and the constant groth of the english language it genraly turnd into:
1. somthing old shit calls the new generation
2. another word for condom, rubber, dick bag ect.
3. this is a funny story: i go to one of those lame ass montessouri
schools and i was going through the manual and found in the hazzerdes items was a fucking whipper snapper... i think they ment those bang snaps, poppers, ya know the things you through at the ground and they pop... fucking dumbass montessouri