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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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snappysnap‧py /ˈsnæpi/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 REMEMBERa snappy title or phrase is short, clear, and often funny 🔊 We need a snappy title for the book. 🔊 Keep your answer short and snappy.2 BAD-TEMPERED especially British English quick to react in an angry way syn irritable 🔊 She seemed snappy and impatient.snappy with 🔊 There’s no need to be so snappy with the children.3 make it snappy4 British English informalDCC snappy clothes, objects etc are attractive and fashionable 🔊 a snappy suitsnappy dresser (=someone who wears fashionable clothes)snappily adverb
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snappyPeople got snappy, and nothing could compensate for the lack of leave.Under other circumstances I'd have had a snappy answer for her.Fashion editors love her snappy, colorful designs.But no snappy dialogue can overcome the lack of respect with which Smith treats the character of Alyssa.Can you think of a new snappy name for our club?Don't just give that page a simple title such as Locations, or a snappy one like Jumping off points.I was amazed at how snappy our practices were last week.We need to come up with a snappier slogan.This talented five-piece pours a sweet and sultry mix of original torch melodies with a twist of crisp and snappy swing sounds.snappy dresserAlec Llewellyn nodded seriously at me as he walked off in his blue overalls, Alec, that snappy dresser.But although a snappy dresser himself, he didn't actually buy anything.
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