Definition of snarky in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsnärkē/

adjective (snarkier, snarkiest)

informal, chiefly North American
1(Of a person, words, or a mood) sharply critical; cutting; snide: the kid who makes snarky remarks in class
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  • How much can one miss the Great Eye Roll, the snarky remarks, the sarcasm, the feeling that no matter what you do, you'll just never please your child?
  • You two were throwing snarky remarks at each other as though you were both fighting for the same guy.
  • But she ignored me… either that, or gave some snarky remark.
1.1Cranky; irritable: Bobby’s always a bit snarky before his nap
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  • Oh, there are stoic Russians, cranky hitmen, brain-dead cops, snarky FBI guys and, yes, as you remember from the trailer, goats.
  • But then, they're not snarky freelancers like I am.
  • Maybe there is something about small dog we are missing - some snarky, angry side - because all we saw was something so tiny Alex could hold him in one of his palms and literally sneeze him across the room.

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Syllabification: snark·y

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