Synonyms of snappy in English:

snappy


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adjective

1‘he's in a snappy mood’

SYNONYMS
irritable, irascible, short-tempered, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, fiery, peevish, cross, crabbed, crabby, crotchety, cantankerous, impatient, grumpy, huffy, brusque, ill-tempered, bad-tempered, ill-natured, ill-humoured, touchy, volatile, testy, tetchy, snarling, waspish, prickly, crusty, peppery, bilious, liverish, dyspeptic, splenetic, choleric
informal snappish, chippy, grouchy, cranky, on a short fuse
British informal narky, ratty, eggy, like a bear with a sore head
North American informal peckish, soreheaded
Australian, New Zealand informal snaky
informal, dated miffy
ANTONYMS

good-natured, peaceable

2‘a snappy catchphrase’

SYNONYMS
concise, succinct, memorable, catchy, neat, clever, crisp, pithy, witty, incisive, brief, short, short and sweet, sharp, terse, curt, laconic, aphoristic, epigrammatic
ANTONYMS

long-winded

3‘a snappy dresser’

SYNONYMS
smart, well dressed, well turned out, besuited, fashionably dressed, fashionable, stylish, chic, modish, elegant, neat, spruce, trim, dapper, debonair
soigné
informal snazzy, natty, sharp, nifty, cool, with it
North American informal kicking, kicky, tony, fly, spiffy, sassy, stylin'
US informal on fleek
dated as if one had just stepped out of a bandbox
British informal, dated swagger
archaic trig
ANTONYMS

slovenly


Phrases

    make it snappy

    ‘into bed with you, and make it snappy!’


    SYNONYMS
    hurry, hurry up, hurry it up, be quick, be quick about it, get a move on, come along, look lively, speed up, move faster
    informal get moving, get cracking, step on it, step on the gas, move it, buck up, shake a leg
    British informal get one's skates on
    British informal, dated stir one's stumps
    North American informal get a wiggle on
    Australian, New Zealand informal rattle your dags
    South African informal put foot
    dated make haste
    ANTONYMS

    dilly-dally