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saucy

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adjective, \ˈsȯ-sē, ˈsa-\

Simple Definition of saucy

  • : rude usually in a lively and playful way

  • : served with a sauce

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of saucy

sauciersauciest

  1. 1 :  served with or having the consistency of sauce

  2. 2a :  impertinently bold and impudentb :  amusingly forward and flippant :  irrepressible

  3. 3 :  smart, trim <a saucy little hat>

saucily play \-sə-lē\ adverb
sauciness play \-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of saucy in a sentence

  1. <irritated his fellow travelers with saucy questions and comments>



1508

First Known Use of saucy

1508


SAUCY Defined for Kids

saucy

play
adjective \ˈsȯ-sē\

Definition of saucy for Students

sauciersauciest

  1. 1 :  being rude and disrespectful :  sassy <a saucy manner>

  2. 2 :  stylish in dress or appearance <a saucy hat>

saucily \-ə-lē\ adverb




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