snippy

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adjective snip·py \ˈsni-pē\

Definition of snippy

snippier

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snippiest

  1. 1 :  short-tempered, snappish

  2. 2 :  unduly brief or curt

  3. 3 :  putting on airs :  sniffy

snippily

play \ˈsni-pə-lē\ adverb

Examples of snippy in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology of snippy

2snip


First Known Use: circa 1848


SNIPPY Defined for English Language Learners

snippy

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Definition of snippy for English Language Learners

  • : feeling or showing irritation


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