Definition of snappish
- a snappish remark
- a snappish dog
The shoppers were snappish and rude.
I always start feeling snappish whenever I get really hungry.
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choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, fiery, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, irritable, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, raspy, short-tempered, snappy, snippy, stuffy, testy, waspish;
out of humor, out of sorts;
: feeling or showing irritation
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