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snappish

adjective as in cross

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Baylor’s exasperated boss is played by Christina Vidal—she corrects him repeatedly and wearily, a suggestion that his snappish anxiety has alienated everyone around him.

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The two were laughing: Mrs. Gum seemed in a less depressed state than usual, and the other less snappish.

His sharp teeth and snappish ways, and the bigness of his appearance when the fins are all displayed, keep the little fishes away.

When her feelings were touched she had a way of growing curt and terse, sometimes even snappish.

I dislike Mr. Cleremont; he is always saying snappish things, and is never happy, no matter how merry we are.

But as the romantically impatient and sometimes a bit snappish Mrs. Penniman would say, he had never gone far.

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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snappish, such as: angry, cantankerous, crabby, cranky, curt, and irritable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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