Combination of snide and sarcastic, not meant to be derogatory or mean, usually directed as a reflective adjective of the sender, and it sounds how it is.
Kyle (aka Fred)
Some say it's a combination of snide and remark.
Obviously phonetically it is like the slang abbreviation 'sarcy' meaning sarcastic.
Snark and snarky are, in the USA, attributed to British English, however large modern UK dictionaries don't include either of these words.
Snark and snarky have become popular in recent years in American English only.
I HATE "SNARKY". "SNARKY" IS NOT A REAL WORD. 184.108.40.206 10:38, 5 February 2011 (UTC)