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snappy
American English: /ˈsnæpi/
British English: /ˈsnapi/

Translation of snappy in Spanish:

adjective snappier, snappiest

  • 1
    (dog)
    que muerde
    (retort)
    brusco
    cortante
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (brisk, lively) [colloquial]
    (tune)
    alegre
    (pace)
    ágil
    brioso
    (conversation)
    animado
    vivaz
    look snappy!
    ¡muévete! [colloquial]
    ¡date prisa!
    put your uniform on and make it snappy!
    ponte el uniforme ¡y rápido!
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3 (concise, punchy) [colloquial]
    (phrase/style)
    conciso y vigoroso
    a snappy slogan
    un eslogan con gancho [colloquial]
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