His snide remark was like salt in her wounds.
It was this that saved her from some snide comment about her less-than-fashionable clothes.
The good guys are quick-witted with tongues in their cheeks, making light of the worst situations, while the bad guys are dastardly arrogant and snide.
Such behavior may include becoming belligerent, starting arguments, acting more aggressive than normal or becoming snide or sarcastic.
If a model displeases Janice, whether by overbooking themselves or making a snide comment, Janice has no qualms about throwing them out of the house and out of the agency.