- 1 (of a remark, title, etc.) smart or amusing and short a snappy slogan a snappy answer
- 2[usually before noun] (informal) attractive and fashionable a snappy outfit She's a snappy dresser.
- 3(of people or their behavior) tending to speak to people in a bad-tempered, impatient way Interruptions make her snappy and nervous.
- 4lively; quick a snappy tune Idioms
used to tell someone to do something quickly or to hurry Come in, but make it snappy. I have a meeting to go to.
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NAmE//ˈsnæpəli//adverb He summarized the speech snappily. snappily dressed “What?” she asked snappily.
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