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snarky

[ snahr-kee ]
/ ˈsnɑr ki /
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adjective, snark·i·er, snark·i·est.

testy or irritable; short.
having a rudely critical tone or manner: snarky humor.

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OTHER WORDS FROM snarky

snark·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for snarky

snarky
/ (ˈsnɒːkɪ) /

adjective snarkier or snarkiest

informal unpleasant and scornful

Word Origin for snarky

C20: from sarcastic + nasty
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