snappy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"snappy" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈsnæp.i/

snappy adjective (STYLISH)

informal approving (​especially of a man's ​clothes or of his ​appearance) ​modern and ​stylish: He's a snappy dresser. That's a very snappy new ​suit, Peter.

snappy adjective (EFFECTIVE)

approving immediatelyeffective in getting people's ​attention or ​communicating an ​idea: The ​magazine will be ​launched in ​September with a snappy new ​design. They're ​looking for a snappy ​slogan to ​communicate the campaign's ​message.
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/ approving
The ​salesteam is usually ​pretty snappily ​dressed.
(Definition of snappy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈsnæp·i/
immediatelyeffective in getting people’s ​attention or ​communicating an ​idea: The ​musicvideo was ​full of snappy ​editing and ​atmosphericlighting. Snappy also ​meansstylish and ​attractive: a snappy ​dresser/​outfit
(Definition of snappy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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