Definition of snippily in English:



informal North American

See snippy

  • ‘It's good, but not great: very disjointed, no coherent argument (as one critic has rather snippily pointed out) and appears to have some glaring omissions if you want to see it as a documentary.’
  • ‘When I said I couldn't remember if I'd shopped there before, she huffed, and snippily asked me for my information.’
  • ‘‘You weren't living at home,’ Jen said snippily.’
  • ‘She retorted snippily, ‘That might be because you never grew up.’’
  • ‘‘Not all patients here look sick,’ she replied snippily with narrowed eyes.’