adjective \ˈsa-sē\

: having or showing a rude lack of respect

: very stylish

: confident and energetic


Full Definition of SASSY

:  impudent 2
:  distinctively smart and stylish

Examples of SASSY

  1. She bought some sassy high heels.
  2. <sassy kids shouting, Out of our way, you old geezer!>
  3. Director J. J. Abrams has put the pop back in summer popcorn movies. His Star Trek, an exciting and sassy revamp of the classic sci-fi TV show and film series, is a blast in every sense of the word. —Leah Rozen, People, 18 May 2009

Origin of SASSY

alteration of saucy
First Known Use: 1833


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