snappiness

snappy

[snap-ee]
adjective, snappier, snappiest.
1.
apt to snap or bite; snappish, as a dog.
2.
impatient or irritable, as a person or a reply.
3.
snapping or crackling in sound, as a fire.
4.
quick or sudden in action or performance.
5.
Informal. crisp, smart, lively, brisk, etc.: Only snappy people get ahead in this world.
Idioms
6.
make it snappy, Slang. to speed up; hurry.

Origin:
1740–50; snap + -y1

snappily, adverb
snappiness, noun
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snappy (ˈsnæpɪ)
 
adj , -pier, -piest
1.  Also: snappish apt to speak sharply or irritably
2.  Also: snappish apt to snap or bite
3.  crackling in sound: a snappy fire
4.  brisk, sharp, or chilly: a snappy pace; snappy weather
5.  smart and fashionable: a snappy dresser
6.  slang make it snappy be quick! hurry up!
 
'snappily
 
adv
 
'snappiness
 
n

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