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snap·py

 (snăp′ē)
adj. snap·pi·er, snap·pi·est Informal
1. Lively or energetic; brisk: a snappy tune.
2. Smart or chic in appearance: a snappy dresser.
3. Snappish: was tired and got snappy with the kids.

snap′pi·ly adv.
snap′pi·ness n.

snappy

(ˈsnæpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
1. Also: snappish apt to speak sharply or irritably
2. Also: snappish apt to snap or bite
3. crackling in sound: a snappy fire.
4. brisk, sharp, or chilly: a snappy pace; snappy weather.
5. (Clothing & Fashion) smart and fashionable: a snappy dresser.
6. make it snappy slang be quick! hurry up!
ˈsnappily adv
ˈsnappiness n

snap•py

(ˈsnæp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
1. snappish.
2. quick or sudden in action or performance.
3. smart, lively, brisk.
Idioms:
make it snappy, Informal. to speed up; hurry.
[1740–50]
snap′pi•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.snappy - apt to speak irritably; "a snappish tone of voice"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
2.snappy - smart and fashionable; "snappy conversation"; "some sharp and whipping lines"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
3.snappy - pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
4.snappy - marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"
5.snappy - quick and energeticsnappy - quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"
energetic - possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"

snappy

adjective
1. succinct, brief, concise, to the point, crisp, witty, condensed, incisive, pithy, short and sweet, in a few well-chosen words Each film gets a snappy two-line summary.
2. smart, fashionable, stylish, trendy (Brit. informal), chic, dapper, up-to-the-minute, natty (informal), modish, voguish snappy sports jackets
3. irritable, cross, bad-tempered, pissed (U.S. slang), tart, impatient, edgy, pissed off (taboo slang), touchy, tetchy, ratty (Brit. & N.Z. informal), testy, chippy (informal), waspish, quick-tempered, snappish, like a bear with a sore head (informal), apt to fly off the handle (informal) He wasn't irritable or snappy.
make it snappy hurry (up), be quick, get a move on (informal), buck up (informal), make haste, look lively, get your skates on Look at the pamphlets, and make it snappy.

snappy

adjective
1. Informal. Full of or characterized by a lively, emphatic, eager quality:
3. Informal. Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: classy, in, sharp, swish, tony, trendy.
Slang: with-it.
Translations
أنيقسَريع الغَضَب والتَّهَيُّجسَريع، نَشيط
elegantnínevrlýrychlý
hurtigirritabelkort for hovedetpræcissmart
csipkedni kell magad
fínn, vel til hafîursnöggurúrillur

snappy

[ˈsnæpɪ] ADJ (snappier (compar) (snappiest (superl)))
1. (= quick) → rápido; (= energetic) → enérgico, vigoroso
make it snappy!¡date prisa!, ¡apúrate! (esp LAm)
to be snappy about sthhacer algo con toda rapidez
and be snappy about it!¡y date prisa!, ¡y apúrate! (esp LAm)
2. (= smart) → elegante
he's a snappy dresserse viste con elegancia
3. (= punchy) [slogan] → conciso

snappy

[ˈsnæpi] adj
(= clever and quick) [dialogue] → enlevé(e); [slogan] → qui a du punch
(= smart) [clothes, look] → élégant(e)
to be a snappy dresser → être élégant(e)
(= irritable) → brusque
make it snappy! (= hurry up) → grouille-toi!, magne-toi!

snappy

adj (+er)
(inf: = quick) → flott (inf), → zackig (inf); and be snappy about it!, and make it snappy!und zwar ein bisschen flott or dalli! (inf)
(lit, fig) dog, personbissig
(inf) translationkurz und treffend; phrasezündend
(inf: = fashionable) → flott, schick; he’s a snappy dresserer kleidet sich sehr modebewusst

snappy

[ˈsnæpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) (slogan, answer) → d'effetto; (way of speaking) → sbrigatico/a; (smart) → elegante
he's a snappy dresser → è un elegantone
make it snappy! (fam) → sbrigati!

snap

(snӕp) past tense, past participle snapped verb
1. (with at) to make a biting movement, to try to grasp with the teeth. The dog snapped at his ankles.
2. to break with a sudden sharp noise. He snapped the stick in half; The handle of the cup snapped off.
3. to (cause to) make a sudden sharp noise, in moving etc. The lid snapped shut.
4. to speak in a sharp especially angry way. `Mind your own business!' he snapped.
5. to take a photograph of. He snapped the children playing in the garden.
noun
1. (the noise of) an act of snapping. There was a loud snap as his pencil broke.
2. a photograph; a snapshot. He wanted to show us his holiday snaps.
3. a kind of simple card game. They were playing snap.
adjective
done, made etc quickly. a snap decision.
ˈsnappy adjective
1. irritable; inclined to snap. He is always rather snappy on a Monday morning.
2. quick; prompt. You'll have to be snappy if you're catching that bus!
3. smart. He's certainly a snappy dresser.
ˈsnappily adverb
ˈsnappiness noun
ˈsnapshot noun
a photograph taken quickly and without a lot of equipment. That's a good snapshot of the children playing in the garden.
snap one's fingers
to make a sharp noise by moving the thumb quickly across the top joint of the middle finger, as an informal gesture eg to attract someone's attention, mark the rhythm in music etc.
snap up
to grab eagerly. I saw this bargain in the shop and snapped it up straight away; The bargains were snapped up.
References in classic literature ?
He was beside himself with astonishment and delight over these companionable advances, and showed his appreciation by his little quick, snappy barks and a lively agitation.
Look here, old fellow," said Morris, "it is a capital idea to have all ready in case we want to go horse backing, but don't you think that one of your snappy carriages with its heraldic adornments in a byway of Walworth or Mile End would attract too much attention for our purpose?
The officers were impatient and snappy, their countenances clouded with the tales of misfor- tune.
They rode on their chain for the rest of the night, a short, snappy, uneasy motion, as Harvey found, and wasted half the forenoon recovering the cable.
Sartorial magicians in Chicago had not yet won over the young men of the great corn belt, with their snappy lines and style for the millions.
It was a pretty snappy title for those days, but we have such a high standard in titles nowadays that I have felt compelled to omit a few yards of it.
Before our supper, Harris and George and I were quarrelsome and snappy and ill-tempered; after our supper, we sat and beamed on one another, and we beamed upon the dog, too.
Despite his sixty years and snow-white hair, his hand-shake was firmly hearty, and he showed no signs of decrepitude, walking with a quick, snappy step, making all movements definitely and decisively.
The parley that followed with the captain was short and snappy.
If I was a minister I'd pick the short, snappy ones.
These plays were to exert a strong influence on Shakspere's early comedies, probably suggesting to him: the use of prose for comedy; the value of snappy and witty dialog; refinement, as well as affectation, of style; lyric atmosphere; the characters and tone of high comedy, contrasting so favorably with the usual coarse farce of the period; and further such details as the employment of impudent boy-pages as a source of amusement.
Fyne's snappy "Practically" my thoughts fastened upon that lady as a more tangible object of speculation.