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snippy

adjective snip·py \ˈsni-pē\

: feeling or showing irritation

snip·pi·ersnip·pi·est

Full Definition of SNIPPY

2
:  unduly brief or curt
3
:  putting on airs :  sniffy
snip·pi·ly \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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