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adjective as in nasty, irritable

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A sloping one suggests light weight and snappy acceleration.

Navigation and apps in watchOS have always felt snappy, and that hasn’t changed.

Expect snappy dialogue and simmering tension that will inevitably turn romantic.

Premiering last August with a snappy theme song urging kids to “stay curious and keep exploring,” the show garnered praise from parents.

The game’s combat system of setting up “primers” and “detonators” felt snappy, similar to the one-two combination punches of the “Mass Effect” cooperative system.

“I want Ebola to leave Liberia, so I can go to school,” came the snappy retort deciphered by locals.

Dad bought Mom a snappy convertible back about the time of the Nixon-Kennedy debates.

This is a Joss Whedon production, which means lots of snappy dialogue.

But she was magnetic, and I think it was partly her actual voice—the snappy delivery, the distinctive sound.

Twain's sartorial splendor was topped off with a snappy violet bow tie.

"And make it snappy," added Mollie slangily, as she and Betty disappeared into the adjoining room.

In his hand he carried a cane, which he swung with short, snappy strokes, as a man might who was out of temper.

Siebold 127 had never seen anything quite so snappy as that.

The hand went up, the man straightened and held a fairly snappy salute.

He wrestles with problems and cares all day, and when he sits down to read in the evening, he says: "Make it short and snappy."


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On this page you'll find 144 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snappy, such as: cross, disagreeable, edgy, fractious, hasty, and huffy.

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