Definition of snappy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsnæpi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnæpi//
    (snappier, snappiest) Describing clothes
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  1. 1(of a remark, title, etc.) clever or amusing and short a snappy slogan a snappy answer
  2. 2[usually before noun] (informal) attractive and fashionable a snappy outfit She's a snappy dresser. See related entries: Describing clothes
  3. 3(of people or their behaviour) tending to speak to people in a bad-tempered, impatient way Interruptions make her snappy and nervous.
  4. 4lively; quick a snappy tune
  5. Idioms (informal) used to tell somebody to do something quickly or to hurry Come in, but make it snappy. I’ve got a meeting to go to.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: snappy