- s apt to speak irritably
a snappish tone of voice
- Instead of confronting yesterday's quiche, she finds herself face to face with the hound of hell, all red-eyed and snappish, with a dreamscape hinting of unspeakable mysteries .
- She finds herself angry and snappish when callers make poor use of her endless availability.
- Of them all Hayes included only Fisher's character has real spunk, although Kevin Kline (unbilled but not uncredited) contributes some snappish cynicism as a priapic .
- Gretchen Rubin in Bloomberg
I thought about what it would take to be less snappish and more lighthearted,said Rubin, who lives in Manhattan with her two daughters and husband, Jamie, a senior partner at the private-equity firm BC Partners.
- Mel Gussow in guardian.co.uk
Gussow writes that friends recognised Albee and Flanagan's alcohol-fuelled relationship in the "brilliant, snappish dialogue, the matching of insult and retort ...... [they] were legendary for their wit and also their malice".