adj. snark·i·er, snark·i·est Slang
1. Rudely sarcastic or disrespectful; snide.
2. Irritable or short-tempered; irascible.

[From dialectal snark, to nag, from snark, snork, to snore, snort, from Dutch and Low German snorken, of imitative origin.]

snark′i·ly adv.


informal in an irritable or snarky manner
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The Burger Bachae talked often, in private gatherings, of the middle-class and snarkily remarked on their Urdu accents and lack of branded clothing or - most scandalous of all - rip-off branded clothing.
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Reviewer Tony Adler snarkily voices the gripes of many detractors in his review of the Steppenwolf production of Love-Lies-Bleeding:
Perhaps, I note snarkily, there is a reason besides English dourness the author chose to write on monologue.
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