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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Definitions for snarky

  1. testy or irritable; short.

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Citations for snarky
"I am," I told her, trying not to sound snarky. "You told me just yesterday that you'd signed up for tap lessons." Amy Bloom, Full of It, 2007
But I wanted to explore my attraction/repulsion to fame in a different way, and not just say snarky things about Cher or what have you. Cintra Wilson, Colors Insulting to Nature, 2010
Origin of snarky
Snarky arose in the early 1900s from the verb snark which meant "to snort" and "to nag."
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