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snippy

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adjective snip·py \ˈsni-pē\

Simple Definition of snippy

  • : feeling or showing irritation

Full Definition of snippy

snip·pi·ersnip·pi·est

  1. 1 :  short-tempered, snappish

  2. 2 :  unduly brief or curt

  3. 3 :  putting on airs :  sniffy

snip·pi·ly play \ˈsni-pə-lē\ adverb

Examples of snippy

  1. I'm sorry. I didn't mean to get snippy with you.

  2. <snippy remarks about the quality of the food at the church picnic>



Origin of snippy

2snip


First Known Use: circa 1848


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