Definition of snappy in English:

snappy

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Pronunciation: /ˈsnapi
 
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adjective (snappier, snappiest)

informal

Phrases

make it snappy

Be quick about it: into bed and make it snappy!
More example sentences
  • Well, make it snappy, because I'm not standing around here all night.
  • And make it snappy so the rest of us can go ‘Aww’ and be done with it.’
  • She looked down at her watch, ‘But make it snappy, okay?’
Synonyms
hurry, hurry (it) up, be quick (about it), get a move on, come along, look lively, speed up, move faster
British informal get one's skates on
British informal , • dated stir one's stumps
North American informal get a wiggle on
Australian/New Zealand informal rattle your dags
South African informal put foot
dated make haste

Derivatives

snappily

adverb
More example sentences
  • By the mid-nineteenth century, The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, more snappily known as Shakers, has an estimated 6,000 members in 19 different communities.
  • Interestingly Schlosser's latest work, the snappily titled Chew On This, appears to be a largely regurgitated version of his previous best-selling adult exposé of the burger world, Fast Food Nation.
  • He is a set-piece specialist who dresses snappily - he even owns a clothes shop in Gothenberg - and is married to a model.

snappiness

noun
More example sentences
  • OK then, plenty of information, but I think it lacks that snappiness that slogan shirts usually have, also it's lucky I'm a big lad or the size of shirt needed for all this would drown me.
  • Everybody's on board here, and everything just sails along on the charm of its people and the snappiness of Soderbergh's rhythms.
  • The American cocker spaniel, for example, once sweet and docile, was bred indiscriminately when it became popular, and problems with health and temperament resulted; it soon gained a reputation for snappiness and instability.

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