Thesaurus / snappish
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The two were laughing: Mrs. Gum seemed in a less depressed state than usual, and the other less snappish.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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.
GRANDMOTHER DEARMRS. MOLESWORTH
I dislike Mr. Cleremont; he is always saying snappish things, and is never happy, no matter how merry we are.
THAT BOY OF NORCOTT'SCHARLES JAMES LEVER
But as the romantically impatient and sometimes a bit snappish Mrs. Penniman would say, he had never gone far.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
When Zip grew older, he became so cross and snappish, that he had to be chained up in the woodshed in front of his little house.
There never was a time when he Wasn't snappish, when he wouldn't rather bite a body than not.
THE TALE OF TIMOTHY TURTLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The recent series of feverishly sleepless nights disposed him to snappish irritability or the thirst for tenderness.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He was as near snappish as he dared to be, vindicating his military character.
THE BARRIERALLEN FRENCH
As the weeks wore on toward summer, Blackie became every day more snappish.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
WORDS RELATED TO SNAPPISH
- put out
- basket case
- on edge
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