Snap"pish (?), a.
Apt to snap at persons or things; eager to bite; as, a snapping cur.
Sharp in reply; apt to speak angrily or testily; easily provoked; tart; peevish.
The taunting address of a snappish missanthrope.
-- Snap"pish*ly, adv. -- Snap"pish*ness, n.
© Webster 1913.