Definición de snappy en inglés:

snappy

Saltos de línea: snappy
Pronunciación: /ˈsnapi
 
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adjetivo (snappier, snappiest)

informal
1Irritable and inclined to speak sharply; snappish: anything unusual made her snappy and nervous
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I'm not someone who's endlessly patient and wonderful - in fact I'm quite snappy and irritable - and I don't know if I'd like to make myself worse in that respect.
  • He'd read twice through every book in the house, and he'd become irritable and snappy.
  • I'm suddenly nervous and snappy with Dan, who is driving the support van.
Sinónimos
2Cleverly concise; neat: snappy catchphrases
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For the most part though, Gilman covers all her bases, writing in snappy, clever prose that keeps the pages turning.
  • It should have clear headings, concise paragraphs and snappy sentences.
  • Dialogue is snappy and modern and peppered with expletives.
Sinónimos
2.1Neat and elegant: a snappy dresser
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He was looking snappy in his cool button-up shirt that he didn't button-up all the way, his trendy denims, and his new white shoes.
  • Quick-thinking interplay and a snappy first-time shot from Nick Davies off his back foot halved the gap.
  • Close friends insist that the idea that Elspeth has ‘groomed’ her husband is way off the mark - he was, they point out, already a snappy dresser before he met his wife.
Sinónimos
Frenchsoigné
informal snazzy, natty, sharp, nifty, cool, with it
North American informal kicking, kicky, tony, fly, spiffy, sassy, stylin'
dated as if one had just stepped out of a bandbox
British informal , dated swagger
archaic trig

Frases

make it snappy

Be quick about it: into bed and make it snappy!
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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?’
Sinónimos
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

Derivativos

snappily

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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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