Snap"pish (?), a.

1.

Apt to snap at persons or things; eager to bite; as, a snapping cur.

2.

Sharp in reply; apt to speak angrily or testily; easily provoked; tart; peevish.

The taunting address of a snappish missanthrope. Jeffrey.

-- Snap"pish*ly, adv. -- Snap"pish*ness, n.

 

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