Alexandre (french_preppy) wrote in linguaphiles,
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whipper-snapper

I'm trying to explain to my students who are learning English the meaning of "whipper-snapper". For those who don't know, it's a term that was used (I don't believe it's used anymore seriously), by "older" people to describe "young"/troublesome kids.

Is there an equivalent of that in French? It's very démodé now, so a generational equivalent in French would be perfect.

Thanks!
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