What old people, generally your grandparents, call "youngsters". The word is derived from the term "snapping your whip" which means getting a b0n3r. So basically your granddad is calling you a whipper snapper because you can get it up and he can't. The term has been used less frequently since the development of viagra
"You young whipper snappers!! Always sticking your business in places were it doesn't belong!"
by Matr1z December 03, 2004

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A term generally used by old persons, to insult the younger generation.
Get off my damn lawn you whippersnappers!
by Michael January 31, 2005

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A disrespectful and rude child. Used by older people to refer to much younger.
The whippersnapper ran right by me and almost knocked me over.
by Scottmana November 25, 2007

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most often used by old people (see geezer) to describe an arrogant young person.
"why, did you just hear that young whippersnapper talk to me?"
by Arrrrr...bagel... November 03, 2003

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General derogatory term used by old people to refer to children as way too carefree and chaotic compared to their own childhood. The name comes from the famous painting 'Snap the Whip', depicting children running through a grassy field.
"Back in my day, kids got the newspaper themselves, now they're all just mean and rude, like you, ya' whippersnapper!"

"Apperantly, his grandfather just called him a 'whippersnapper'. What an mean old hobo."
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a young person that is caught by an elder, either vandalizing or being a punk
Hey, get off my lawn you whippersnapper
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someone under 15 years of age who doesn't take life too seriously, wants to have fun, chill out, be a kid - maybe play harmless pranks
Forget being an adult, I want to be a carefree whipper-snapper again.
by a whipper-snapper November 02, 2010

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