snippy


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snip·py

 (snĭp′ē)
adj. snip·pi·er, snip·pi·est Informal
1. Sharp-tongued; impertinent: a snippy retort.
2. Occurring in pieces; fragmentary.

snippy

(ˈsnɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
1. scrappy; fragmentary
2. informal fault-finding
3. dialect mean; stingy
ˈsnippily adv
ˈsnippiness n

snip•py

(ˈsnɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
1. sharp or curt, esp. in a contemptuous or haughty way.
2. scrappy or fragmentary.
Often, snip′pe•ty (-ɪ ti)
[1720–30]
snip′pi•ly, adv.
snip′pi•ness, n.
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snippy

adj (US inf) person, toneschnippisch, kurz angebunden; to be in a snippy moodkurz angebunden sein
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"Yes, or when you're put in a snippy little room 'way at the top of the house with nothin' in it," growled Nancy.
You always want trenches; you ought to ha" been born a rabbit Snippy."
I wonder if you'd he so superior and snippy if you had to live on six dollars a week."
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The eye rolls and snippy one-liners are a daily occurrence these days and I've noticed that they just aren't coming from Hayden.
No, you decide, OK, but not there either.' You spend a further two hours deciding what to watch on Netflix, while each scarfing your own snacks until you both get snippy, give up and go to bed.
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