Definition of snippiness in US English:



North American
  • See snippy

    • ‘She is well used to the snippiness of health professionals.’
    • ‘I am surprised how easily he dismisses my snippiness.’
    • ‘The snippiness of his e-mail is worth noting, but I want to comment on its highly misleading content.’
    • ‘I grew up in a household where snippiness was regarded as a form of repartee, and so did both my exes.’
    • ‘If you look past the occasional snippiness of the Post's reporter, it's not a bad portrait of person that most of us will find very sympathetic.’