a : given to curt irritable speech
b : arising from annoyance or irascibility <a snappish remark>
: inclined to bite <a snappish dog>
— snap·pish·ly adverb
— snap·pish·ness noun
Examples of SNAPPISH
- The shoppers were snappish and rude.
- <I always start feeling snappish whenever I get really hungry.>
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Related to SNAPPISH
- choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, fiery, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, raspy, ratty, short-tempered, irritable, snappy, snarky, snippety, snippy, stuffy, testy, waspish
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