snappish

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adjective snap·pish \ˈsna-pish\

Definition of snappish

  1. 1a :  given to curt irritable speechb :  arising from annoyance or irascibility a snappish remark

  2. 2 :  inclined to bite a snappish dog

snappishly

adverb

snappishness

noun

Examples of snappish in a Sentence

  1. The shoppers were snappish and rude.

  2. I always start feeling snappish whenever I get really hungry.

First Known Use of snappish

1542


SNAPPISH Defined for English Language Learners

snappish

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adjective

Definition of snappish for English Language Learners

  • : feeling or showing irritation


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