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  • adj. comparative form of snippy: more snippy


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  • Flight attendants may seem snippier; delays may seem longer.

    Extreme Makeover, Economy Cabin Edition

  • When I try to tell him I am as our Lord intended, he gets even snippier.

    AN ANGEL IN A PLANE TREE • by Sarah Hilary

  • I was probably a little snippier than I needed to be, but it was coming up on 4: 30 and I was really freaking tired and I frankly was none too happy about the accusatory wee hours phone call.

    October 7th, 2005

  • And why the excessively harsh tone-- significantly snippier than AP's response?

    And so it begins.

  • At least he emailed you before the quarter even started, and your reply was a lot snippier than it had to be.

    And so it begins.

  • Also, dear, some of the snippier things you say may come out just a tad more ladylike if you cut back on the clear liquids.

    What the hell is wrong with you?

  • Like I said, my comments on your weblog and Ed's were snippier than they should have been, but their substance was an opinion, and I'm sorry if it didn't come across as such.

    People Who Generalize Suck or, Your Host Rants a Little

  • I checked my e-mail, reading the backlog of letters from my mother, getting snippier as they progressed to the present.


  • Viewers, meanwhile, are advised to interpret some of the snippier comments as neither locker-room wisdom nor personal attacks, but as simple byproducts of filling too many broadcast hours with too few topics on too accelerated a sports news cycle.

    NYT > Home Page

  • I may have been a little snippier than usual, even, yesterday, on account of the delay meant we missed a doctor's appointment.

    Woulda Coulda Shoulda


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