Definition of snappishly in US English:

snappishly

adverb

  • See snappish

    • ‘‘Not that it's any of your business,’ I began snappishly, ‘but she wants me to baby-sit for her on Sunday.’’
    • ‘I said, snappishly, pushing my glasses higher on my face, ‘Did you hear me?’’
    • ‘‘Of course I know who he is,’ I responded snappishly also.’
    • ‘‘I think that would be obvious, Nathan,’ I said snappishly.’
    • ‘I think the little man drinking tea in China heard you,’ Nicole said snappishly.’