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snappish
American English: /ˈsnæpɪʃ/
British English: /ˈsnapɪʃ/

Translation of snappish in Spanish:

adjective

  • (person/character)
    (dog)
    que muerde
    Example sentences
    • I'd noticed that in a few short hours that his curt and snappish side was back.
    • ‘Shorten my name,’ I clarified in a curt, snappish tone.
    • I was snappish and rude to either of my parents if they spoke to me and I dragged my feet, glaring down at the linoleum floor beneath my scorched sneakers, which had somehow managed to be salvaged.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.