snappy

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adjective snap·py \ˈsna-pē\

Definition of snappy

snappier

;

snappiest

  1. 1 :  snappish 1

  2. 2a :  quickly made or done a snappy decisionb :  marked by vigor or liveliness snappy dialoguec :  briskly coldd :  stylish, smart a snappy dresser

snappily

play \ˈsna-pə-lē\ adverb

snappiness

play \ˈsna-pē-nəs\ noun

Examples of snappy in a Sentence

  1. a car with a snappy engine

  2. The show is well-acted, and the dialogue is snappy.

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First Known Use of snappy

1746



SNAPPY Defined for English Language Learners

snappy

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adjective

Definition of snappy for English Language Learners

  • : exciting or lively

  • : moving or able to move quickly

  • : fashionable or stylish


SNAPPY Defined for Kids

snappy

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adjective snap·py \ˈsna-pē\

Definition of snappy for Students

snappier

;

snappiest

  1. 1 :  full of life :  lively snappy colors

  2. 2 :  briskly cold :  chilly

  3. 3 :  1quick 1 Come here, and make it snappy.

  4. 4 :  stylish, smart a snappy dresser

  5. 5 :  clever and funny a snappy remark



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