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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous;
[syn: whippersnapper, jackanapes, lightweight]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jackanapes \Jack"a*napes\, n. [For Jack o' (= of) apes; prop., a man who exhibits apes.] [Written also jackanape.] [1913 Webster] 1. A monkey; an ape. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A coxcomb; an impertinent or conceited fellow. [1913 Webster] A young upstart jackanapes. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] Jackaroo