Firstly, the following definition is anything but accurate:

March 26, 2007 Urban Word of the Day

A witty mannerism, personality, or behavior that is a combination of sarcasm and cynicism. Usually accepted as a complimentary term. Snark is sometimes mistaken for a snotty or arrogant attitude.

Her snarky remarks had half the room on the floor laughing and the other half ready to walk out. "

This definition is ironically highly endemic of snarkiness. Only a snark would say that being a snark is a good thing at all.

In fact its quite obvious that someone who behaves in a snarky manner and views their own behavior self-righteously wrote this.

By definition "snarky" is derogatory.

It means to not give the "principle of charity" (google that) to things others say which you disagree with, and in fact specifically withhold it as much as is humanly possible. It means to make straw men out of everything said you disagree with, and then pompously ridiculing the strawman you've errected in place of what was actually said, but acting like it was the actual thing said when your dishonest tactics are addressed. It means, not only being sarcastic, but being self righteous, condescending, and pompous. It means not accurately seeing things, and instead having them skewed by your desires, your ego, etc.
The above refuted definition is actually a perfect example of being snarky.
by Slayer of Falsehoods December 13, 2012
A word in which Ethan Mandel has told you to look up. You silly rascal, should've thought of this before you tried it. Now I'll bet you feel super silly don't ya?
That kid is such a snark, he decided to look up "snarky" in the dictionary.
by Ethan mandel January 28, 2008
being covered in a large group of exploding Snarks whilst playing Half-Life.
also, a Half-Life player who uses lots of Snarks whilst playing online.
"there was an awfully snarky fellow on the other team, all he used were the damn snarks!"
by NSimon March 27, 2007
snarky or snarkiness first appeared on an episode of veronica mars.
Was that snarky enough for you?
by snarkywayyss April 04, 2007
words that are intended to both impress and belittle someone at the same time; haughty
Hipsters relish the use of snarky commentary to appear more cerebral than pedestrian, main-stream types.
by firedancer22 July 14, 2005
subversive, sneaky, clever, mean
(NYT, 5/19/03) "The feature (NY Magazine)articles were often snarky -- Tom Wolfe's article on radical chic redefined protest as fashion..."
by anne scott beller May 19, 2003
Slang: Irritable or short-tempered.
Don't get snarky with me this early in the morning, young lady.
by Eva Gale April 29, 2005
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