Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A little whiff.
  • noun A whipper-snapper; a whipster; any insignificant or worthless person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A little whiff or puff.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A little whiff or puff.

Etymologies

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whiff +‎ -et

Examples

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  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary:

    noun

    Etymology: probably alteration of whippet

    Date: 1839

    : a small, young, or unimportant person

    February 6, 2008

  • Cute word. :-)

    February 6, 2008