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Wordnet 3.0


1. apt to speak irritably;
- Example: "a snappish tone of voice"
[syn: snappish, snappy]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Snappish \Snap"pish\, a. 1. Apt to snap at persons or things; eager to bite; as, a snapping cur. [1913 Webster] 2. Sharp in reply; apt to speak angrily or testily; easily provoked; tart; peevish. [1913 Webster] The taunting address of a snappish misanthrope. --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster] -- Snap"pish*ly, adv. -- Snap"pish*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

snappish adj 1: apt to speak irritably; "a snappish tone of voice" [syn: snappish, snappy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "snappish": abrupt, acerbic, acid, bearish, bitchy, brusque, cankered, cantankerous, choleric, churlish, crabbed, crabby, cranky, cross, cross-grained, crusty, curt, cussed, disagreeable, dyspeptic, excitable, feisty, fractious, fretful, grouchy, gruff, hot-tempered, huffish, huffy, ill-humored, ill-tempered, irascible, irritable, mean, moody, morose, ornery, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, querulous, quick-tempered, sharp, short, short-tempered, snappy, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, surly, tart, temperamental, testy, touchy, ugly, ungracious, waspish