adverb see snappy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • snappily — snappy ► ADJECTIVE (snappier, snappiest) informal 1) irritable and sharp. 2) cleverly concise. 3) neat and stylish: a snappy dresser. ● make it snappy Cf. ↑make it snappy …   English terms dictionary

  • snappily — See snappy. * * * …   Universalium

  • snappily — noun In a snappy manner …   Wiktionary

  • snappily — adv. energetically, hurriedly, quickly; fashionably, smartly; snappishly, irritably, crossly, sharply; suddenly, unexpectedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snappily — snap·pi·ly …   English syllables

  • snappily — See: snappy …   English dictionary

  • snappily — ˈsnapə̇lē, li adverb : in a snappy manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • snappy — snappily, adv. snappiness, n. /snap ee/, adj., snappier, snappiest. 1. apt to snap or bite; snappish, as a dog. 2. impatient or irritable, as a person or a reply. 3. snapping or crackling in sound, as a fire. 4. quick or sudden in action or… …   Universalium

  • snappy — [[t]snæ̱pi[/t]] snappier, snappiest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If someone has a snappy style of speaking, they speak in a quick, clever, brief, and often funny way. Each film gets a snappy two line summary. ...snappy American film dialogue. 2) ADJ… …   English dictionary

  • snappy — adjective (snappier; est) Date: 1746 1. snappish 1 2. a. quickly made or done < a snappy decision > b. marked by vigor or liveliness < snappy dialogue > c. briskly cold d …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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