snappy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (snap'ē), [key]
— -pi•er, -pi•est.
  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 performance.
  5. crisp, smart, lively, brisk, etc.: Only snappy people get ahead in this world.
  6. to speed up; hurry.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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