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snappish

snap·pish

snappish

pronunciation:
snae pihsh
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: apt to speak impatiently or sharply; irritable.
synonyms:
abrupt, brusque, irritable, snappy, snippy, testy, waspish
similar words:
bilious, cantankerous, irascible, peevish, peppery, sharp-tongued, short, surly, touchy
definition 2: apt to snap or bite, as an animal.
derivations: snappishly (adv.), snappishness (n.)
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