- sharp or curt, especially in a supercilious or haughty way; impertinent.
- scrappy or fragmentary.
Also snip·pe·ty [snip-i-tee] /ˈsnɪp ɪ ti/.
Origin of snippy
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Related Words for snippetyarrant, assuming, assumptive, audacious, barefaced, blatant, bold, brash, brassy, brazen, bumptious, cheeky, cocky, contumelious, cool, familiar, flip, forward, fresh, immodest
- scrappy; fragmentary
- informal fault-finding
- dialect mean; stingy
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