snotnose(d) kid

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snotnose(d) kid

1. An adolescent or child, especially one who is troublesome or burdensome. There's a bunch of snotnosed kids throwing eggs at houses around the neighborhood. A: "My mom is making me bring my little brother with us to the mall." B: "Ah, geez, I don't want some snotnose kid hanging around us all day!"
2. A younger person who is inexperienced or naïve yet also arrogant, brash, or haughty. I've been working at this company for 20 years. I don't need some snotnosed kid coming in and telling me how to do my job! What makes you think you could run this company any better? You're nothing but a snotnose kid!
See also: kid

snotnose kid

verb
See also: kid, snotnose

snotnose(d) kid

and snotnose
n. a young child; a relatively young person. (Rude and derogatory.) Some little snotnose swiped my wallet.
See also: kid, snotnosed
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Chances are your vintage vehicle has already outlived at least one or two owners, and if those former caretakers of your slick machine could see the snot-nosed kid that has the keys now, do you think they would approve?
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"Snot-nosed kid!" yelled an older party apparatchik, and other veterans stood up and screamed for the irreverent speaker to step down.
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You got a lot of snot-nosed kids that work at music magazines - no offence," Mustaine told Metal Hammer.
troops - usually snot-nosed kids, not much beyond their teens and 20s - who didn't know what the hell was going on.
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