Part of speech:
Having a bad disposition; peevish.
Showing ill humor; annoyed.
Feeling or showing anger; incensed or enraged:
Sensitive to touch; easily irritated, as a part of the body
Note: Cantankerous is generally used to describe an unpleasant elderly person in a slightly pejorative manner. However, the term can be used to people in general, livestock, and machinery as well.
Fond of catching others in mistakes; quick to find fault; quibbling; carping
Difficult to understand; complicated.
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
(entertainment/advertising jargon): creatively challenging; cutting edge; leading edge
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
Characterized by or resulting from anger.
Querulous or discontented.
Bad-tempered, irritable, peevish, spiteful, etc.; spleenful
Surly and peevish; cranky.
Having a bad temper; irritable.
The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
(Informal) Rapid and without delay.
Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Having or showing a bad temper
Brittle and inductile when cold (cold short) or hot (hot short)
The definition of surly is someone who is bad-tempered, or something that is threatening such as poor weather.
Find another word for snappish. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for snappish, like: waspish, cranky, cross, angry, touchy, cantankerous, captious, crabby, crabbed, bad-tempered and irritable.