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Adjective: snappy (snappier,snappiest)  sna-pee
  1. Apt to speak irritably
    "a snappy tone of voice";
    - snappish
     
  2. Smart and fashionable
    "snappy conversation";
    - whipping
     
  3. Pleasantly cold and invigorating
    "snappy weather";
    - crisp, frosty, nipping, nippy [Brit, Cdn]
     
  4. Marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    "a snappy young man";
    - dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, spruce, pert
     
  5. Quick and energetic
    "a snappy pace";
    - alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, spanking, zippy

Derived forms: snappier, snappiest

See also: cold, energetic, fashionable, happening, ill-natured, spirited, stylish

Encyclopedia: Snappy