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snatch·y

 (snăch′ē)
adj. snatch·i·er, snatch·i·est
Occurring in snatches; intermittent: a snatchy conversation.
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snatchy

(ˈsnætʃɪ)
adj, snatchier or snatchiest
disconnected or spasmodic
ˈsnatchily adv
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snatchy

[ˈsnætʃɪ] ADJ [work] → irregular, intermitente; [conversation] → intermitente, inconexo
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