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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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.
Instead of water, cattails, and smartweed, he saw pavement, mini vans and dumpy housewives dragging their whiny, snot-nosed kids. He stared at Marty from the truck, eyeball-to-eyeball.
But what we ARE sick to the back teeth of - and what may give Blair the biggest shock of his life come election day - is the unedifying spectacle of the two men who are supposed to be running the country behaving like a couple of snot-nosed kids scrapping in the playground.
A poster child for the unhappy consequences of legislative term limits, "The Terminator" asked critics of the Medicaid cuts to consider whether "health care is a right or a privilege" Clearly, the answer for Stefanick is that it is a privilege for those who can pay--and it's certainly not some perk for a bunch of snot-nosed kids in the state.
In the minds of city planners and of many people who live in comfortable houses, mobile homes come with weedy yards and rusted pickups crawling with snot-nosed kids and snarling mutts.