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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

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
Maybe it was only the off-hand way she threw it out, or the snippy chin-toss that goes with it.
SHORTY MCCABESEWELL FORD
For Lloyd to act snippy and Kitty to be away ten whole days right in the beginning of things was fatal to all her plans.
THE LITTLE COLONEL'S KNIGHT COMES RIDINGANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
For being so—so snippy when I first came into the room; for not believing in you, nor wanting you.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
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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.