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synonyms for snippy

  • abrupt
  • blunt
  • brief
  • brusque
  • churlish
  • gruff
  • impertinent
  • rude
  • sharp
  • sharp-tongued
  • snappish
  • snippety
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How to use snippy in a sentence

Every time I asked about their arrangements so I could request vacation time, she got snippy with me, so I let it go.
CAROLYN HAX: WOULD YOU LET YOUR BEST FRIEND ‘COPY’ YOUR WEDDING?CAROLYN HAXAUGUST 5, 2022WASHINGTON POST
If you didn’t know better, you might think Greene was a character played by Mink Stole, the Waters lifer who specializes in snippy villains.
AMERICA'S FILTH ELDER JOHN WATERS ISN'T SLOWING DOWNJUDY BERMANFEBRUARY 17, 2022TIME
You will save yourself a lot of mental anguish by not getting snippy with store personnel.
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It was a snippy sort of a look, Betty thought, that this girl directed toward her.
BETTY LEE, FRESHMANDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
The thing that I resent most is the mean remarks those snippy girls make about her.
THE GIRL SCOUTS AT CAMP COMALONGLILLIAN GARIS
Surely that snippy little note, in which you call me—me, a perfect stranger—names!
MAVIS OF GREEN HILLFAITH BALDWIN
"Yes, or when you're put in a snippy little room 'way at the top of the house with nothin' in it," growled Nancy.
POLLYANNAELEANOR H. PORTER
Putty Doane was taken prisoner by the Germans atOh, see that gang of up-townersarent they snippy and patronizing and silly?
OUT OF THE AIRINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
Write that snippy Miss Page and demand her resignation from the team.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
Several dogs howled in despair, but the snippy little animal only stretched out for a nap.
PRINCE JAN, ST. BERNARDFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
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WORDS RELATED TO SNIPPY

  • blunt
  • brusque
  • crude
  • crusty
  • curt
  • direct
  • discourteous
  • gruff
  • impetuous
  • impolite
  • matter-of-fact
  • rough
  • short
  • snappy
  • snippy
  • uncivil
  • ungracious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.