adjective, snatch·i·er, snatch·i·est.
Related formssnatch·i·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for snatchy
His eye beamed an unnatural light—his breathing was quick and snatchy, as if every inspiration and expiration pained the lungs.
He handed his box of vesuvians, and it was taken in a snatchy way.The Parson O' Dumford|George Manville Fenn
By not a single quaver was the cheeriness of his snatchy, racy, merry voice affected.Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York|Lemuel Ely Quigg
Some pity mingled with his vexation at Mr. Travers' snatchy wakefulness.The Rescue|Joseph Conrad