"She was sort of snippy about it," Alice returned, ascending the stairs.
She was snippy to me two or three times and I won't stand that.
I—I don't wish to be snippy, you know, but you should not forget that he is your father.
It was that snippy little Marjorie Lowry with the baby face, wasn't it?
"One of the snippy kind, back-talkin' an' peevish," said Miranda.