Translation of snappy in Spanish:


que muerde, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈsnapi//ˈsnæpi/

adjectivesnappier, snappiest

  • 1

    (dog) que muerde
    (person) irascible
    (person) irritable
    (retort) brusco
    (retort) cortante
    • I won't deal with his being grumpy and snappy about them; they're my friends, and while I don't go overboard with them, they do sleep on the bed if they choose.
    • The one-liners are snappy, the situations volatile and the comic opportunities richly rewarded.
    • Jeffrey was tempted to be snappy, but he knew that anger and irritability only rose from fear, weakness, or fear of weakness, so he held his tongue.
    • Dialogue is snappy and modern and peppered with expletives.
    • He'd read twice through every book in the house, and he'd become irritable and snappy.
    • I'm suddenly nervous and snappy with Dan, who is driving the support van.
    • For the most part though, Gilman covers all her bases, writing in snappy, clever prose that keeps the pages turning.
    • And the dialogue (almost all of it right off the page) is peppermint-stick snappy.
    • I'm not someone who's endlessly patient and wonderful - in fact I'm quite snappy and irritable - and I don't know if I'd like to make myself worse in that respect.
    • It should have clear headings, concise paragraphs and snappy sentences.
  • 2informal

    (brisk, lively)
    (tune) alegre
    (pace) ágil
    (pace) brioso
    (conversation) animado
    (conversation) vivaz
    • In fact, he's a snappy dresser, with a penchant for Paul Smith suits and shirts, so his slippers would probably be hand-embroidered velvet.
    • Close friends insist that the idea that Elspeth has ‘groomed’ her husband is way off the mark - he was, they point out, already a snappy dresser before he met his wife.
    • Armed with this research, the high priestesses of style lay down strict guidelines before embarking on the celebrated shopping trip as the journey from fashion disaster to snappy dresser begins.
    • He was looking snappy in his cool button-up shirt that he didn't button-up all the way, his trendy denims, and his new white shoes.
    • Quick-thinking interplay and a snappy first-time shot from Nick Davies off his back foot halved the gap.
  • 3informal

    (concise, punchy)
    (style/phrase) conciso y vigoroso
    a snappy slogan un eslogan con gancho informal
  • 4informal