Definition of snappish
1a : given to curt irritable speechb : arising from annoyance or irascibility <a snappish remark>
2 : inclined to bite <a snappish dog>
Examples of snappish in a sentence
The shoppers were snappish and rude.
<I always start feeling snappish whenever I get really hungry.>
First Known Use of snappish
SNAPPISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of snappish for English Language Learners
: feeling or showing irritation
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